A Metra Milwaukee West District outbound train for Elgin slows for a station stop at the Galewood Metra Station
The middle conductor signals to the rear conductor OK to highball Western Springs during the Blue Hour. Next stop Highlands.
A Low cold system in its last day of an 8 day grip on Chicago generated some awesome weather. A couple of minutes after I took this shot, there was sun rain!
Metra 213 shoots out of the South Concourse of Chicago Union Station with a train bound for the BNSF Aurora Sub.
Inbound and outbound Metra trains meet at Naperville.
Metra 103 leans through the curve as it leads an afternoon rush train through Elmwood Park
Metra 104 leads the first afternoon rush hour train west past the searchlights at East Wood Dale.
Metra 5 pulls a few ballast cars towards a siding east of Bensenville to tie down for the day, after working the Elgin Subdivision since earlier that morning.
With smoke rolling in from a northern Minnesota fire, Chicago has been cast in an unusual haze. An outbound rolls past Western Ave yard having left Chicago just a couple of blocks from the iconic... (more)
Still looking great after almost 40 years of service, F40C #614 pulls a westbound scoot into the station at North Glenview. This unit is one of two that have been saved from the scrapper's torch ... (more)
A BN E9A and a pair of Amtrak F40PH's put on a fine show with this simultaneous departure from Chicago's Union Station, at around 5:30pm on a beautiful spring afternoon.
An outbound Metra commuter train reflects in a large pool of standing water from the previous day's heavy rainfall.
Outbound Milwaukee North train taken from Randolph Street bridge.
Metra Cabcar 8424 leads an inbound train to Chicago as a Metra outbound train arrives at the Elburn Metra Station, a UP intermodal waits on main 2, and a UP coal train heads west on main 1