Metra's Rock Island heritage unit departs New Lenox, passing the former Rock Island depot. The depot will soon be moved about 6 miles up the road from here.
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 sun, but go... (more)
Metra's Rock Island painted locomotive, in honors of retired CEO Don Orseno, meets an inbound at 16th Street Tower.
Metra's Rock Island heritage unit kicks up some snow as it flies out of the Oak Forest station on Metra's Rock Island District.
Metra's new Rock Island inspired MP36 departs New Lenox on inbound train 412.
Metra MP36PH-3C #425, painted and lettered for retired CEO Don Orseno makes a station stop at Oak Forest Illinois
Painted in Mid-December, but with the nose logo recently applied, Metra's Rock Island Heritage locomotive departs Chicago. The unit is painted and named in honor of retiring CEO Don Orenso, who b... (more)
Metra's new Rock Island heritage unit flies under the Rock Island searchlights at 'Interchange' on Christmas Eve.
Closeup on the nose of Metra's recently repainted Rock Island heritage unit no. 425.
The 425 was recently repainted in this quasi-Rock scheme (complete with nose logo!) to honor their retiring... (more)
Metra MP36 425, painted in a special scheme, backs into the coach yard in Blue Island. This locomotive, named after retiring Metra president Don Orseno, is painted in a special Rock Island inspire... (more)
Its just another day on the MILW Metra line as MP36PH-3 No.425 slides into Franklin Park, IL to drop off evening commuters.
A Millwaukee District Metra has just crossed the UP Metra lines at Tower A2 and heads for downtown.
A Metra Milwaukee District West Line commuter passes under the classic signal bridge at Franklin Park.