119 approaches Chicago whilst pushing an inbound Metra train
113 powers away from Riverside whilst at the rear of train no 1266, 1220 Auroro-Chicago Union
Another Metra train hustles back to the concrete jungle that is Chicago Union Station for another unload and reload, and back again.
Friday rush hour has started and the trains start lining up to get ready to be loaded in Chicago Union Station.
Who needs a drone? While my kids were more interested in the glass bottom observation platform at Willis (Sears) Tower I found the passenger train activity more rewarding. Looking north as a CTA t... (more)
RSA Chicago 1992.
Departing Union Station on the north side, crossing Canal Street.
The "Wheel Job" brings a few bilevels down the main. Veteran NIRC 1 would then shove back to make a drop off. Built as the IC 9016 in December 1938, she's still earning her keep!
Metra 213 accelerates out of Highlands after making an quick stop. In the distance you can see an eastbound flip-back flying through Western Springs as another westbound Dinky is making its statio... (more)
The rain continues to fall as Metra gets into action again. An outbound train from Chicago is seen arriving into the La Fox station before heading to Elburn on June 20, 2015.
The Chicago Skyline creates the backdrop as Metra F40PH-3 No. 147 patiently waits at Ogilvie Transportation Center on a cloudy and mild June 25, 2015.
The Friday Evening Rush is in full swing as several Metra trains move around Chicago Union Station on a beautiful summer afternoon.