PRR vets light the way of inbounds while a veteran of a different kind lights the night sky.
Can you find the Metra train?
Catching the late afternoon sun on the racetrack, a Metra commuter serves the western suburbs of Chicago under the power of F40PH No. 117.
50 degrees for the middle of December isn't bad and the water wasn't to cold either as I waited for the Metra inbound to Joliet
RI533 slaps the scores of St. Charles Airline Diamonds on #1 main on a late night run for Joliet, IL. 533 is the last train out of LaSalle Street and brings an end to Metra's weekday operations fo... (more)
Metra West Line train #2256 shoves the last Elgin train into Chicago for the night as WSOR's T-001 stands by, awaiting a route on the C&M Sub. and a trip back home to Janesville, WI. These classic... (more)
On a late night run to Joliet, the next-to-last outbound Rock Island District train of the evening is just minutes out of LaSalle St. Station as it passes venerable 16th St. Tower. Special thanks... (more)
On a cloudy, and very cold, nearly Winter day, METX 116 pushes an inbound dinky toward Union Station under one of the few remaining untouched, triple-track, Q signals.
Metra 185 leads a outbound train past the Brookfield water tower.
Another train load full of commuters pounds through West Chicago on a scorching 100+ degree day.
After enjoying a trackside lunch at a little drive-in called Shorty's in Wood Dale, my Dad observes an outbound scoot head west towards Elgin.
Friday evening Metra train on the UP Harvard sub.
It's 5:30pm as a loaded commuter train runs out of Palatine during the evening rush.
Commuter train flies down to the station in Palatine during the early Friday rush.