Departing Union Station under the Chicago skyline.
The afternoon rush hour is underway as seen just from the throat of Chicago Union Station.
An inbound Pink Line train flies past Tower 18 as it enters the Loop. Taken shortly after sunset, Tower 18 is a busy place during evening rush.
A Purple Line Express rushes north out of the loop. The Purple Line only visits the Loop during rush hours only. During the off peak hours the line operates between Howard on Chicago's northern ci... (more)
The occasional orange line train runs from Kimball through the north side of the city on the route usually served by the brown line- the difference being that this train will run through the loop ... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
Sears (Willis) Towerkeeping an eye on the yard.
Metra & Amtrak
Chicago Terminal Yard (Chicago Union Station) -
South Side Chicago, Illinois, USA
29 May 2013
Metra #197 [EMD F40PHM-2] be... (more)
Night running in the Loop.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Metra 917 departs passes CP-Lumber with a train bound for Joliet. Leading the way is F59PH 99, one of three such models on Metra. On the left is the Amtrak Y25 yard job, which is spinning an inbou... (more)
A CTA Brown Line train rounds the curve at Tower 18 as they exit "The Loop" bound for Kimball.
Nightfall arrives, but the brown line continues its consistent running in and out of the loop
The golden hour paints this loop bound brown line train as it snaked around the curve toward Merchandise Mart.