Ramping up for rush hour.
If you visit Roosevelt road, both a wide angle and telephoto lens will come in handy.
Gotta love some variety with those Nathan P1235R4A horns Metra has on their F40s and some cab cars.
A classic set of former Illinois Central Gulf highliners heads south, slowing for the station stop at Hazel Crest.
Eastbound Milwaukee District West Line races an inbound Hiawatha at Halsted Street.
The obligatory 18th St bridge shot.
A outbound Amtrak Wolverine departs Union Station as several Metra trainsets line up waiting for their turns into Union Station to pick up commuters anxious to get home from a long day of work.
Metra 116 pushes a inbound train into Union Station, passing the Sears Tower.
A three-for-one at Roosevelt Road! As Metra 196 pushes a set of equipment into Union Station, Amtrak 56 trails on Lincoln Service 305. Meanwhile the westbound Illinois Zephyr backs into the statio... (more)
Sequentially numbered commuter train engines pass at Hinsdale during the evening rush.
A scene unable to be repeated just a year later. Lake Street tower is no more and at the time I had no idea it was on the chopping block. I was satisfied enough with catching this Metra oddball.
Metra 114 leads a outbound train out of the storm and into Westmont. The storm missed Westmont by just a couple of miles!
An inbound Metra rushes past the old and new signals on its way in to Chicago and Chicago Union Station.