On a beautiful Saturday morning in New Lenox, the CBBI passes through with Iowa 718 and 504 in charge.
All is pretty quite on New Years Day at 16th St. This Metra tower near downtown Chicago is responsible for the Metra Rock Island District trains and trains off the CN Freeport Sub and the St. Char... (more)
Metra 207 rolls over one of my favorite bridges in Chicago. If you look closely at the two squares on the concrete bridge, you can read "New York Central" and "Rock Island." The trains this brid... (more)
Metra cab car 8557 leads inbound train number 510 through New Lenox.
Inbound from Joliet, a "scoot" passes the venerable 16th Street Tower on a bitterly cold New Year's Day.
An outbound Metra crosses Hickory Creek as it covers the final few miles of its trip to Joliet on a beautiful fall day. This shot required some creative trailblazing through the woods.
Iowa Interstate GP38-2 720 leads 3 other GP38-2s on CBBI at Mokena.
A Metra westbound approaches its Robbins station stop as it ducks under the ex-Rock Island signal bridges.
The west train has just departed Blue Island and is heading west along the old Rock Island under signal bridges leftover from Rock Island days.
The west train is highballing on the former double track Rock Island, now owned by Metra. The bridge in the background is former Wabash.