The CSX hopper train has passed Metra 1245 which will be crossing over to main 3 to head back to CUS for another ... (more)
A zoom pan (my first good one!) of one of the many outbounds during a typical afternoon rush.
A clear late winter day allows a nice view of the Chicago skyline. From right to left are the Willis(Sears) Tower, Standard Oil building, Trump Tower and the Hancock.
Metra F40PHM-2 195 leads its outbound past the new platforms at LaVergne.
A "winnebago" leads its dinky west just minutes from the end of the trip.
Two Metras meet at Harlem ave.
Metra trains done with their morning chores queue to head to the coach yard and diesel service (on the left and far left back), while late comers push into Chicago Union Station under the power of... (more)
Holding out west on a nice Sunday eve.
The sunset makes for some interesting photography with the stainless steel passenger cars. As a pair of dinky’s meet at La Vergne station.
We've hit peak time for rush hour as 195 throttles up out of Main Street. It will soon meet up with two other trains, which are in the background.
The Metra rush begins on the BNSF as I catch a westbound flying under the CNIC Freeport Sub.
METX shoves his trainset East past this heap of scrap metal, once an operational CB&Q signal bridge. How the mighty have fallen.
METX 195, surrounded by Spring.