One of the many C&NW push-pull commuter trains, on the curve in Elmhurst.
After almost a solid month of rain and clouds, we finally got a nice day just to watch a train with a six unit lashup head west.
A Metra train pulls into Elmhurst station this evening, as commuters get ready to embark from the train. It's a pretty busy rush hour and it seems these trains roll through every few minutes.
A Metra train heads into storm clouds and towards Chicago. It got really dark for a moment, then the sun came out and the clouds started to dissipate by this late evening, as commuters rush to get... (more)
A Metra train comes out of the edge of storm clouds. The sun just peeks out as the train rolls into Elmhurst station.
Train is leaving Proviso yard through Elmhurst. This is a popular place for railfans to hang out.
METX 129 is framed by a bike as the snow picks up once again, which will lead to intermittent whiteout conditions.
UP 3897 accelerates into the curve and past the bike racks at Elmhurst Station as it exits Proviso yard.
Cab of UP 4044
A pleasant morning in Elmhurst.