A rare view of the CTA: an el train bound for 95th street leaves the elevated and heads into the subway. The structure above carries the tracks of the Ravenswood branch, as well as the defunct tra... (more)
This train seems a little lost, as it's on the Pink/Blue Line's Douglas branch, even though the markers displayed are for the Red Line 95th street branch.
An inbound to the loop CTA train heads east, while an outbound train to Des Plaines stops at the Harlem station.
The oldest cars CTA has operating seen here at Ohare. These cars are subject to retirement in 2010.
A Purple Line Express departs Howard Street. In addition to the CTA and its heritage carriers, these tracks also once hosted the North Shore Line and Milwaukee Road freight traffic.
A Brown Line train creeps through one of the busiest junctions on the CTA system: the Belmont interlocking. At the far end of the plant, we see a Red Line train waiting for the near train to clear... (more)
The CTA Santa Express comes out of the yard, ready for another trip spreading holiday cheer.
A Skokie Swift train prepares to depart. Note the disable electrical equipment on the top of the car, and artifact from when the Swift still ran on overhead power.
This is a somewhat unique interlocking plant because it is up in the air about 25 feet on the Chicago Northside EL Structure. When the shot was taken on the structure was also a small EL car yard... (more)
Loop bound arriving at its second of two stops in Wilmette. These were the oldest cars in revenue service at the time serving the richest CTA patrons.
Sharing the bridge with a Greyhound in similar colors. The barge at the north end of the South Branch of the Chicago River was being shoved by push boat Donald C. Hannah.