AMTK 447 waits to depart Union Station while an Amtrak Turbo Train arrives from St. Louis, passing under the Union Station tower that controls the trackage south of the terminal.
Amtrak's Capitol Limited cross the South Branch of the Chicago River with the Phase II heritage unit doing the honors.
AMTK 519 leads Hiawatha train #339 out of Chicago passing under the signal bridge at Green Street.
CR E8A 4022 leads two Amtrak E8 A's out of Chicago Union Station in April of 1977. Unknown Photographer, collection of Colin Kund.
In a view from Roosevelt Road overpass, Metra MP36PH-3S No. 402 powers a Metra commuter train at Chicago, Illinois, on April 17, 2009.
Under the Searchlights at A3. Tower A3 is still home to a Milwaukee Road signal bridge, complete with classic searchlights. Amtrak Hiawatha #339 is just beginning its trip out of Chicago to... (more)
With a Little Help from my Friends. Siemens Chargers are becoming more and more common these days. At the same time, they're becoming known for their mechanical failures. Dash 8's have beco... (more)
The second to last Chicago to Milwaukee bound Amtrak Hiawatha of the day, train #339 pops around the corner as it passes the 100+ year old Tower A2 just outside Downtown Chicago with one of Amtrak... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder begins it’s trip out of Chicago to Seattle with three of Amtrak’s new long distance chargers at the point, and the 50th anniversary up front.
It's blue hour, and the Christmas Season is in the air with the skyline of Chicago illuminated in Red and Green as we see the Southwest Chief in the foreground.
Amtrak 130, the railroad's 40th Anniversary "Phase II" locomotive, races towards Chicago with the eastbound Carl Sandburg, as Metra's vintage CB&Q Fairview Ave depot looks on.
Train 7, Phase 7. On the afternoon October 3, 2022, the Amtrak Empire Builder departed Chicago Union Station with AMTK 310 (Phase VII, ALC-42, Siemens) leading AMTK 11 (Phase V, P42DC, GE) ... (more)
A pair of Amtrak P42's pull down out of the yard at the 18th Street Shops, putting together a trainset for a night departure of one of Amtrak's long distance trains. The train is crossing the Chic... (more)
The Future of Amtrak
Amtrak 1058, the City of New Orleans with a slightly altered schedule pulls out of Union Station to wye at Canal St. Leading is a duo of Siemens ALC-42 long-distance d... (more)
On America’s 200th Birthday, Amtrak’s train 40, the eastbound Broadway Limited, departs downtown Chicago for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where the train will be split, with one section co... (more)