Metra service leaving from LaSalle Street, in a heavy rain over Chicago in late afternoon of November 1 from last year, with a classic icon of the city in the background, the Willis Tower, built a... (more)
Metra 408 departs New Lenox with a outbound train.
An inbound Metra train for LaSalle Street Station crosses the diamond protected by the 16th St. Tower outside downtown Chicago. The tower stands over the crossing of Metra's Rock Island District o... (more)
Metra 408 pushes towards the coach yard in Joliet, passing UD Tower.
Rush Hour in New Lenox, IL on an Indian summer night. The METX 408 heads into the New Lenox Station on the Rock Island Line while METX 103 heads to the southern New Lenox station via Southwest Ser... (more)
A Rock Island district train waits at JUS for its departure time back to LaSalle St.
An outbound double header highballs past the new construction on the site of the Rock Island's freight yard. Once it's complete, this wonderful view of the Rock Island tracks from Roosevelt will b... (more)
A Metra set heads back to the yard after bringing in the last outbound of the night.
Metra MP36 408 pounds the diamonds at the historic Joliet Union Station passing the historic Union Depot UD Tower.
Metra MP36 408 approaches its stop at Hickory Creek.
Take a moment to compare the spacious control console of Metra 408, a young MP36PH-3S, to that of a modern 8500 series control car.
METX 408 and 410 work together and take this Chicago bound Metra out of Joliet.
Two MP36's leave the depot with its passengers walking all over the tracks. These people are setting a wonderful example to the kids... Geez!