Metra 127 departs Elmhurst with a outbound train.
"Metra on the Rock Island"
One of METRA's newest F40 repaints shoves train #518 towards Chicago's LaSalle Street Station under a set of original Rock Island searchlight... (more)
A pack of silent screamers lined up at Elburn Yard waiting out the cold weekend for the Monday morning commute.
Metra 151 leads a outbound train past the carnival in Wheaton.
Metra 126 leads a outbound train through downtown Wheaton.
Adam Farence Photo
Rock Island service creeps toward Lasalle Street Station. This line may offer the most diverse Metra locomotive roster ever with F40s, MP36, and GE P42's appearing one after another.
It still takes getting used to seeing these locos and this paint scheme running Metra commuter service out of Lasalle Street Station.
An inbound Metra Electric train passes through Homewood on the way to downtown Chicago under original Illinois Central catenary poles.
Metra Train 2141 makes its way through A-5 Tower onto the CP C&M Sub. as it rolls towards Fox Lake with a Milwaukee District North Line commuter move behind an MPI MP36PH-3S.
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An F40PH-3 looks on as the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's 1944 Lima 2-8-4 Berkshire sits at the Metra Western Avenue Shop after spending the afternoon on display at Franklin Park Fest's ... (more)
A pair of EMD's sit outside the Metra Western Avenue Shop, an Ex-RTA F40PH-3 the "City of Lockport", and an F59PH, which is Ex-GOT 526, retired by Toronto, CA GO Transit a few years ago.... (more)
Metra 136, wrapped for the Chicago Wolves, pushes a inbound train into La Fox.
Metra 216 leads a short 3 car inbound train out of the station at Fox Lake, IL.
A dozen or so retired Metra Electric cars sit rotting away awaiting an uncertain fate.