The obligatory 18th St bridge shot.
Metra 193 leads a outbound train into Downers Grove.
Metra 193 ducks under the new and old signal bridges at Westmont. A shame to see more CB&Q history biting the dust, I'll miss the CB&Q signal bridge when it's gone!
Another busy rush hour as an inbound commuter train clears the crossing and auto and pedstrian traffic is allowed to cross.
No, they're not in danger like the girl in 320571! This is an eastbound train TO Chicago. With the way the b... (more)
Metra 193 whistles and belches its way through a work crew, who take a short break until it's safe to resume roadbed and switch upkeep.
One of the last trains of the night, the 10:30 inbound commuter is about to leave the station showing signs of one of the heaviest February snows in Chicago on record and the heaviest single snowf... (more)
WB express overtakes local making station stop at Highlands. This is a weekday rush-hour only stop.
A outbound BNSF line train to Aurora leaves Chicago Union Station on National Train Day 2009.
An outbound Metra train passes Halstead Street, and a UP geep 15 working the bare tables on the Global I ramp.
Metra 193 departs Fairview Avenue, heading for its next stop at Main Street.
Metra 193 flies through Riverside on Main 1, passing the H GFDBRC on Main 2.
February 13th brought nearly 12 inches of snow to much of the Chicago area, making for messy commutes for thousands. The Metra BNSF line was no exception, with trains returning commuters later tha... (more)