An outbound Metra train heads west through the corn fields of La Fox. In a few miles, it will reach its destination at Elburn.
Metra 142 ducks under the recently opened bike path overpass in Lombard. This path runs along the now long-gone mainline of the Chicago Great Western.
Painted in the Bi-Centennial colors for two years soon it will painted back to the yellow and green scheme.
Metra 109 approaches Cragin with another rush hour outbound train.
With the Hancock building standing tall, Metra 404 pushes a inbound train into the city.
The second to last outbound train to Elgin streaks under the position light signal bridge at Racine Ave.
The surviving Pennsylvania style position light signals at Racine Ave. displays a clear indication for the last inbound train of the night.
A Metra F40PH-3 leads this outbound commuter train under the Metra bridge in downtown Chicago.
A lite F40PH departs Chicago Union Station.
At dusk, a Metra West Line train departs the Windy City, bound for Big Timber Road near Elgin, IL.
On a beautiful spring evening in the western suburbs of Chicago, a westbound Metra computer slices through the former CB&Q signals at CP Fairview, westbound on the BNSF Chicago Subdivision.
Metra 198 leads a outbound Southwest Service train south out of the city.
On a gloomy morning two miles west of Chicago Union Station the commuter rush is in full swing as our special train approaches Western Avenue. Photo from the observation platform of the Warren R.H... (more)
Heading out of Union Station and hazing up the area having just belched out a cloud of smoke.
Charging out of the windy city during the evening rush, this F40 is lookin' good! Photo taken on RR property with permission.