An inbound Metra express screams through Downers Grove Fairview Ave station.
In the last days of the CBQ signal bridge, a westbound coal train snakes into the distance from Western Springs. The Sears Tower(Willis) and AON tower can be seen in the background. Just off the... (more)
People are out in T-shirts and the trees are budding a month earlier than normal as Chicago has a week plus of record setting temperature days. The 5:00 train is about to stop and let off passeng... (more)
The express to Fairview and all stops after leaves it's second stop as those who disembarked wait for it to pass.
The outbound 7:00 express heads toward the setting sun as light power heads toward Cicero.
The CSX hopper train has passed Metra 1245 which will be crossing over to main 3 to head back to CUS for another ... (more)
CS...missing the "X" since at least July, 2010, the CSXT 4812 leads a hopper train westbound at the beginning of the afternoon rush.
An outbound commuter train flies under the old and new signals at Highlands. The old signal bridge was taken down a little over two weeks later on the 24th.
A passenger waiting to cross the tracks is silhouetted by the headlight of an inbound express. In less than three weeks, the searchlights were gone and the tri-lights activated.
On a late, hot, August afternoon, the conductor on the 6:30 train makes sure no one else is boarding before giving the highball.
A couple of passengers wait for a modified scheduled outbound train from Chicago as it lights up the post Blue Hour sky.
AMTK 188 and a mate rest at the barn during the blue hour.
An outbound Metra is passed up by the Pepperidge Farms local. Click here for another view of the local after it was done s... (more)
Is she looking at me? Is she calling me in? The conductor on the California Zephyr sees if her crew is ready to depart Naperville for Chicago.
An outbound "z" train makes its way through Downers Grove on a late fall afternoon.