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)
METX 100 in an RTA wrap leads an outbound thru Arlington Heights, IL.
After hauling a load of commuters to Chicago Union Station, Metra F40PH-3 No. 100, specially-wrapped in RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) colors worn during Metra’s formative years, trundles... (more)
Metra 100 in its RTA wrap departs 119th St in Blue Island.
Before sunrise early on the morning of November 9, 2017, a Metra commuter train headed for Chicago pauses at Highlands, just east of Hinsdale, Illinois. Powering today’s train is Metra F40PH-3 No.... (more)
Metra 100 in its RTA wrap departs Hinsdale with train 1272.
Metra 100, sporting its RTA inspired wrap leads outbound train 303 into Blue Island, passing Iowa Interstate 513, the Rock Island heritage unit.
On a beautiful summer evening, METX 100 brings an outbound commuter train into Galewood, Illinois. Months later, this unit has been wrapped and looks nothing like this.
Metra 100 pushes a inbound down the Beverly Branch of the Metra Rock Island District. The 100 is wrapped in a scheme similar to the old RTA scheme for the 40th anniversary of the F40PH.
F40PH-3's 100 and 216 double head a rush hour "Suburban" bound for Fox Lake as they cross over at Rondout.
The first outbound Heritage Corridor of the evening departs Joliet, passing Silver Cross Field.
"Roaring Through Rondout" Well...this scene isn't exactly reminiscent of Gil Reid's famous painting of a Class A Atlantic pulling the southbound Hiawatha (this train is northbound), but the locati... (more)
The Metra "century" locomotive reflects off an inbound scoot at the height of the Metra evening rush. Leaving in its dust is the Sears Tower(Willis doesn't sound right) and Trump tower. more)
Metra F40PH #100 departs Itasca and heads towards Elgin