Waiting for its turn to rush folks home.
A Metra MP36 rests at the Downers Grove station on a Chicago-bound commuter train.
Metra MP36 404 leads an outbound train past Eola Yard.
Passengers board and disembark on a surprisingly busy Sunday evening at Cicero.
An inbound Metra prepares to cross over to main 2, as a wbd light power move down the line waits for the dinky to pass so it can do the same. Note there is a crewmen in the cab of the shoving MP3... (more)
Metra 401 named for Oliver "Ollie" Tibbles passes under classic CB&Q signals westbound on main one. The days are numbered for these signal bridges, soon they will be replaced with Safetran signal... (more)
Sunset at Cragin and some subtle symbolism.
A METRA commuter train races the sun westward having just crossed the Racine Street grade crossing. April 18th, 2008. Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
Inbound train heads into Chicago Union Station during the evening rush. Some folks working in some of those buildings in the background will no less be on the this train going the other direction.
An express train is quickly catching up to a train slowing for a stop at the Lisle commuter station. The signal on the right track is green which is for an Amtrak train that will blast past liter... (more)