The morning fog accentuates the rough surface texture of rail.
The engineer of a morning rush hour "dinky" looks intently ahead as he nudges his train out of the station stop.
Something old, something new An outbound Metra passes under the CB&Q searchlights and the new Darth Vader tri's at East Lisle. The new signals have recently been turned to face the tracks.
An outbound Metra heads into some extraordinary bright sunlight during the evening rush.
A southbound MGEX coal train heads south as evidenced by this pan shot.
An outbound Metra passes up an eastbound "Z" train. Although freights are rare during the rushes, the most common is eastbound "Z" trains.
What's he pointing to? Maybe the next dinky coming up.
An inbound Metra heads to Chicago Union Station under stormy skies.
An eastbound manifest is overtaken by a short "z" train.
In celebration of APL's Grand Opening, the UP put together a special train of all APL containers. APL's Chicago Global Gateway is on the left. Union Pacific's Global 4 Joliet Intermodal Facility... (more)
Metra 114 races across Main St in the morning rush.
An inbound Suburban flies past Fariview Ave.
An inbound Suburban flies past the unique and iconic Fariview Ave. station in the early morning hours. All flips are done here now since taking Main St out of service.
The 4:48 PM inbound train picks up its passengers during a winter rain.