Chicago's Blizzard of 2011 crippled rail traffic, and pretty much the entire city for one day. Metra ended up operating on a Sunday schedule as an eastbound suburban is seen here at Delaplaine Ave... (more)
The conductor on the 5:15 gives the highball to continue east toward Chicago. From this viewpoint, he looks like he's trying to hold up the recently installed tri-light signal!
Hanging out with friends from CRPA on a foggy Friday night, a Metra glides in toward Union Station. From the Trump Tower on the left to the brick "Fulton Market" building on the right, the skyline... (more)
5 sets of Metra equipment layover the weekend awaiting the Monday morning rush hour on a beautiful summer evening
A different view of one of the PRR position lights on the METRA line out of Chicago Union Station at Racine Ave, with the Willis Tower in the background.
A friendly wave from a friendly Metra conductor. This is the express to Downers Grove 4:59 train about to leave Naperville at 5:14.
One of the 2 Metra F40C's still in service heads into the Franklin Park Metra Station
The 4:15 inbound train is framed by Christmas decorated classic lamps during the blue hour.
A dead-heading crew watches the loading of the 6:45 inbound train during the morning blue hour.
Racing west into the setting sun, a glint shot from the "wrong" side.
199 pushes a Chicago Union bound train under the impressive gantry at La Grange.
One of the dash 3 rebuilds leads this outbound commuter into Frankin Park, as a MP36 shoves her train back to the city.
The evening Metra outbound rush is underway, the 102 leaves the Sear's tower distorted in her exhaust.
Metra MP36 402 leads a outbound express past LaVergne.
Double going away shot. One weekday morning Metra heads out of Ogilvie while the other heads out of Union Station.