An outbound express train rolls through the Belmont Metra Station on its way to Aurora Il on a beautiful fall afternoon.
A lone BNSF GP35 travels westbound through Downers Grove going back to the yard in Aurora.
Long live the BN.
The Saint Paul to Chicago has two cascade green dash 2's today. Note that the second unit still has the BN symbol on the cab!
Passengers board the 3:45 Chicago-bound train at Downers Grove.
A nice lashup led by a former BN SD40-2 has been set up, but is innocent, as it heads westbound by Main St. Station.
Westbound BNSF coal train heads back to Powder River with brand new hoppers.
Outbound Amtrak to the west coast.
And the race is on! I arrived at Gilbert Park just in time to catch these two eastbounds neck-and-neck. The SD40-2 pair had just passed the Dash 9s by the time they reached me.
A classy SD40-2 lashup brings a short TOFC train eastbound on Main 1 on a beautiful Wednesday morning.
Weary commuters trudge there way home after riding the train from downtown Chicago.
These locomotives always remind me of the people that go into cosmetic surgery for their nose, only to have the surgeon chop off more than what they wanted.
Metra 200 flies by with an outbound express.
Metra 205 prepares to shove another inbound train towards Chicago, and RP contributor Brian "Brain" Smith gets a side shot of 205.