Metra EMD F40C No. 601 leads a westbound commuter train past Tower B17 at Bensenville, Illinois, on March 3, 1990. Similar looking to Amtrak’s SDP40F, the F40C has unique corrugated side panels ... (more)
A dying EMD's last request....just to have a little company. Metra F40C 610 and IHB SW1200 2256 create an extremely sad sight at the entrance to NRE Dixmoor this afternoon. Lot of good times with ... (more)
A venerable F40C pulls another outbound commuter train from Union Station. Notice the track work in the foreground. Provia 100 slide film.
The action is hot and heavy as two Metra trains pass on the north lead into Union Station while a CTA train rumbles by overhead in the background. Provia 100 slide film.
Tom Golden photo.
Metra F40C leads a rush hour commuter train through Rondout, IL. The train is about to cross the EJ&E diamonds and diverge from the Chicago-Milwaukee mainline to the Fox Lake branch. The train wil... (more)
One of the few F40C's leads a commuter train into its Bensonville stop. F40C 614 was built for the Milwaukee Road in May 1974.
Purchase of this locomotive was funded by the North West Suburban Mass Transit District to pull commuter trains on the Milwaukee Road's North Line.
As the greatest skyline of all stands tall in great light, Metra's two remaining F40C's sit quietly at the Western Avenue Shop in Chicago. For years, they awaited a rebuild that, at least to this ... (more)
MILW F40C no. 48 shoves a rush hour commuter train under CNW's entry to Madison St. station on its way in to Union Station for passenger loading. Soon it will be headed to the suburbs north or wes... (more)
With their fluted side panels, Metra's F40C diesels were interesting beasts. At Tower B-12 in Franklin Park, Illinois, an inbound North Central Service commuter train is being shoved by F40C 612 ... (more)
One of a parade of evening rush hour commuter trains.
An F40C sleeps with its train outside Elgin, Ill., waiting for the next morning's commuter rush.