Running 8 hours and 16 minutes late out of their Glenview, IL. station stop, Amtrak #8 dashes through the Control Point at Morton Grove, IL. and out of the darkness, hell bent for Chicago's Union ... (more)
After bringing in an outbound train, the 179 now shoves back to Chicago as it departs Joliet.
A outbound train slows for the stop ahead in West Chicago.
Blasting towards its next station stop, a mid evening commuter train hustles through West Chicago. Notice that all the lights are on!
Old passes new: A Metra Westbound for Fox Lake rattles the old EJ&E Diamonds and passes the still-manned CP Rail Tower at Rondout. NOTE: Taken on Metra/CP Rail Property with permission.
Metra 424 approaches its station stop at Lake Forest, headed west to Fox Lake.
In the golden hour, F40C 611 is in control of train #2247 as it hustles towards its next stop in Franklin Park.
North Central Service Train 119 is just out of Union Station as they approach Morgan Street.
Outbound suburban with F40C #611 passes Tower A2 in the "Golden Hour".
Eastbound suburban from Elgin shows up at Racine with one of the F40Cs.
Metra 169 departs Glen Ellyn with a inbound train.
Metra 148 pushes the Metra and Amtrak equipment for Railroad Daze back east after the event.
Ducking under what was once the "Metropolitan CTA EL" line, this structure is now just an oversized signal bridge for Metra and the adjacent Union Pacific as this classic F40C makes tracks for Elg... (more)
a westbound Metra commuter run is accelerating away from it's station stop at Chicago Ridge, IL
Metra commuter trains take the weekend off at Joliet, Illinois, on September 2, 1990.