A Fox Lake bound suburban makes its stop at Edgebrook during Chicago's first decent snow storm.
Metra F40PHM-2 #196 passes the old Wabash depot in Chicago Ridge with an outbound train just before the start of rush hour.
An outbound commuter train flies under the old and new signals at Highlands. The old signal bridge was taken down a little over two weeks later on the 24th.
A passenger waiting to cross the tracks is silhouetted by the headlight of an inbound express. In less than three weeks, the searchlights were gone and the tri-lights activated.
An inbound commuter pushes away from the station in Northbrook, IL. during a brief lake effect snow storm in early February.
Metra 611 pulls out of the Wood Dale station at restricted speed after a driver broke the gate off of one of the cantilevers in town, which ironically, wasn't being protected by any police cruiser... (more)
Metra 614 leads an outbound rush hour scoot into Elmwood Park.
Out right ahead of a passenger special, Metra #2149 ducks under the PRR position lights at Racine Avenue on Chicago's near west side. Special thanks to Chris Guss, Sayre Kos and Paul C. Buff for t... (more)
Operation Lifesaver 214 heads west towards the Aurora Transportation Center.
On a late, hot, August afternoon, the conductor on the 6:30 train makes sure no one else is boarding before giving the highball.
Clear for blocks. Disappearing into the muggy haze, an inbound is a pair more from Downtown. Escaping into the 'burbs of northern Chicago, #152 works up the dynamics as it slows into Jeffer... (more)
Running left-hand style commuter ops the UP NW Line, things are done a little different here in Chi Town. On the right-hand side, an outbound takes a green into the station.
Chicago's second major snow event of 2012 has Metra 111 running ten minutes behind schedule, much to the dismay of the few passengers on the westbound platform whom have no shelter from the snow a... (more)
Metra 107 leads a rush hour train through Elmwood Park on Main 2.
An inbound Metra train is on final to Chicago Union Station, preparing to head on in.