Halloween's over, but the pumpkins are still running! A H1 leads a westbound "z" train with auto racks at the rear on it's way to the Pacific Northwest.
An outbound express rushes past a local making its stop whose passengers have already dis-embarked from the train.
The morning rush is on before the sun has shone on Chicago's city streets as a CTA train streaks across the Chicago river.
The middle conductor signals to the rear conductor OK to highball Western Springs during the Blue Hour. Next stop Highlands.
One of the 40th anniversary locomotives arrives on an inbound Hiawatha from Milwaukee.
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!
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)
An outbound Metra commuter train reflects in a large pool of standing water from the previous day's heavy rainfall.
Getting up the normal time for work on my day off paid off! A westbound coal train beats the morning commuter rush and CHCPTL, which had to wait until after the rush, and seems to come out of the... (more)
An eastbound coal doesn't attract the attention of a woman waiting for an inbound Metra. The platform is nearly rebuilt on the north side as a Metra employee inspects it on the right. The conduc... (more)
On a hot, hazy morning, a passenger awaits to board the first outbound train of the day.
A stack train goes by "stack." A storm brews as an eastbound stack train heads toward Chicago. I was waiting for SP 4449.
The JB Tower operator gives a wave to a northbound CN train as it crosses the UP and Washington St.
Something old, something new! An outbound train rushes toward West Hinsdale under the recently installed new signal bridge. Similar to WBCS East Naperville, the new signal heads are laying... (more)
Work continues on the Belmont underpass. Main three is going to be right under the photgrapher. The station platform is on top of main three currently. It used to be further to the right and ca... (more)