Metra 187 shoves an inbound train towards Chicago after stopping in Downers Grove.
It looks like storm lighting minus the storm. A nice sucker hole provides spot lighting.
The Illinois Zephyr heads went into Easter's setting sun.
Outbound train is about to make a station stop at Belmont on the Race Track.
A pair of BN Executive SD70MAC's lead a westbound coal train through Downers Grove on the Race Track.
As the sun sets, BNSF comes through huge by sending a WB coal train with a BN leader into the setting sun.
The gates rise as the moon disappears....
A westbound coal empty heads back to Wyoming with the first H3 SD70MAC on the point. I almost got skunked by that eastbound Metra train.
First train of the day. A BNSf D-9 leads a pig train out of the self made snow storm.
Amtrak 96 banks heavily around the Belmont curve in Downers Grove.
As an Amtrak zips by, a Metra approaches the Belmont station.
Amtrak 88 screams past Belmont banking the curve at the 79 MPH speed limit on the race track.
The wreaths still adorn the light poles the night after Christmas.
As Metra leaves the station, the MARS light illuminates the signal bridge and the tinted windows and marker lights leave a Christmas-y trail.
An eastbound grain train rumbles by some Sunday morning sledders. I wish that ACe had been leading - a black locomotive was not what I needed!