Two CB&Q E units lead the California Zephyr out of Chicago on Oct. 8, 1968. Stainless steel adorns the sides of 9969 and partner. The Zephyr would not last until Amtrak’s birth.
Millennium Statiion is the new name of Randolph Street Station in this 1988 scene, and work is just beginning to put the open air platforms of the South Shore Line under Millennium Park. Two outbo... (more)
With the Chicago skyline in the background, the BNSF GP39-3R switches out Metra's Roosevelt Rd yard as it will eventually switch out Metra bilevels and locomotives for maintenance and for use on t... (more)
A BNSF GP39-3R rebuild heads toward the Metra coachyard to switch out some passenger cars for maintenance and for use on Metra train sets.
An outbound suburban departs Chicago Union Station as it heads towards Aurora IL.
A pair of brand new Nippon Shayro DMUs head west past the 35th St station while doing a test run on the Rock. These cars are owned by Toronto's Metrolinx for their Union Pearson Express, which wil... (more)
While the Chicago bound Texas Eagle arrives at CUS, a suburban train-set departs the Metra yard with METX F40PH 114 powering the train.
A suburban train-set departs the Roosevelt Rd Metra yard as it heads towards Chicago Union Station with an EMD F40PHM-2, also referred as a Winnebago powering the train.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle departs Chicago Union Station as it ventures off toward San Antonio Texas.
Amtrak's eastbound Capitol Limited departs Chicago under intense skies with the two Anniversary Phase III P42s.
Amtrak heritage unit 822 arrives into Chicago late, very late, 8 hours late....Behind it are 3 extra cars for the Amtrak track geometry crew including the Corridor Clipper and American View.
A pair of old BN veterans take a brief break while switching cars at their former owner's Western Avenue yard.
Two NS oil trains, the one to the right having the Erie heritage unit leading, hold up at Western Ave yard waiting for crews to take them west.
NS 1068 leads 65R west over the Calumet River and into Chicago, IL.
Late evening at Ash street xing