The 11:20 arrival at Lake Forest cruises through the snowy tundra and into the depot.
An easbound Dinkie slides under the wesbound control signals at Congress Park as the train prepares to make the station stop at Brookfield en-route from Aurora to Chicago.
198 accelerates westbound through Naperville as Cab Car 812 brings up the rear.
Cab Car 812 pulls into Naperville with Train #1264 as 405 accelerates at the "rear".
An inbound Metra train arrives at Arlington Park, running on the middle track due to trackwork on main 3.
A meet at old town between 2 Coasters
WSOR's beautifully rebuilt Bi-Levels finally arrive back in Madison after a successful Employee Appreciation excursion.
WSOR 10C shoves the employee special back towards Madison.
WSOR Employee Special crosses the Wisconsin River with the Railroad's recently rebuilt ex CNW Bi-Levels and historic E9A 10C.
Cabcar 2307 first into San Diego Station
The red and white Scotchlite face of this Metra Cab Control Car creates quite a contrast to the foliage east of Naperville.
The amazing thing of the late night/early morning coastal fog and clouds (June Gloom) is that it can be thick fog just a mile west of bright sun.
From this view, it is easy to see how Hill Yard earned its nickname "The Silver Yard". The Metra/BNSF fleet even receives regular coats of silver paint on the trucks.
Old cab control car METX 810 sits among the newer cars, easily identified by the lack of stripes on the end doors, at Hill Yard under one of the smaller HEP bridges used to power trains while they... (more)