A Metra train for Elgin powers up with a bit of smoke as it departs the Franklin Park station.
A Metra deadhead move switches to the lead for 14th Street Yard after having dropped its passengers at Union Station.
Highballing into the setting sun, MP36 412 leads train 419 to Joliet.
Good Morning Chicago! As the blue hour begins, an early Milwaukee District West line train coasts the last 1.5 miles into CUS.
A Metra set heads towards 14th Street Yard after detraining its passengers at Union Station.
Metra 198 passes the maintenance crew working at Gilbert Ave.
Metra 105 leads a outbound train into Naperville.
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.