Smell the paint! The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
A Metra double-header with METX 200 on the point accelerates under Roosevelt Road.
AMTK 64 leads four Amfleets around the wye at W 18th Street.
AMTK 33, with AMTK 31 shoving on the rear, rocket towards Roosevelt Road overpass.
The iconic Chicago skyline meets a bridge of Tri-lights and a departing AMTK 53.
Green locomotive NS4702 pushes a rescued P42 toward Amtrak's Locomotive Shop. This unit has been working light locals near the Pennsy Signal Bridge on Kinzie in the West Loop for the past month. A... (more)
Dash-8, meet F40. I think many would prefer to see this Amtrak locomotive meet more often.
Rush hour at Union Station as viewed from Roosevelt Road. The busy traffic and intricate track work always makes for nice viewing.
Two Dash-8's with a sandwiched P42 maneuver throughout the 18th Street Yard. NPCU 90200 sits in the background.
Even on a gloomy day, Chicago cannot be beat for Amtrak variety!
Hello from the Windy City, where it feels like January rather than late March. Or perhaps it feels like late March. Either way, I had a few minutes to spend at OTC watching the scoots whiz by the... (more)
#55 pulling Illini Service crosses above the 18th St. Locomotive Shop on the St. Charles Air Line.
METX 124 heads south through the Amtrak shop while AMTK 150 waits on the wye.
AMTK 32 leads a train out of Union Station passing by a personal favorite in the Locomotive Shop, #406 in Phase III paint.
Metra's morning rush hour comes to a close. Much has changed at this site, i am not sure sure the carmen of the 1950's would have predicted Whole Foods or LA Fitness's arrival.