My "target" for the day was to shoot Metra 425 passing this building, and I'd say I achieved that. It's painted in the Rock Island scheme to honor retired CEO Don Orseno.
I hoped for s... (more)
During the middle of rush hour, five trains are visible in this shot from the Oak St bridge in Hinsdale.
Metra 182 leads a outbound express train through Highlands, overtaking a outbound making all local stops.
Metra 192, newly rebuilt, leads a outbound express train past the historic CB&Q depot at Highlands.
One of the newest Metra's rebuilds, a F40PHM-3 released from Progress Rail a few months back, leads a evening outbound through LaGrange's Stone Avenue under rapidly changing light and weather cond... (more)
Metra 214, wearing Operation Livesaver decals, leads a outbound train into Hinsdale.
Union Pacific North West Line train is pulling into Arlington Heights Station
Metra 420 leads a outbound train under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan.
An evening commuter service out of Chicago Union Station races through the turnouts and slip switches, with a friendly engineer at the throttle.
What year is it??? Except for more skyscrapers in the skyline and less siding on the dilapidated 16th Street Tower, this photo could pass for 1977. This unit was built less than a month before I... (more)
Doubleheaded Metra F59s depart Lockport with Heritage Corridor train 915.
Metra 156 departs Mount Prospect with a outbound train.
Metra 195 arrives into the city with inbound Southwest Service train 830.
Metra 197 leads a outbound express past the old CB&Q depot at Highlands.