Two For One. Metra F40PH-3s 105 (9/1977) and 119 (10/1977) have just passed under CP Taylor and arrive at Chicago Union Station on the evening of Tuesday, January 26, 2021. The streamlined ... (more)
The sun begins to set during another busy weekday evening in Downtown Chicago as Southwest Service train 823 heads south out of the South Concourse of Chicago Union Station (CUS).
Metra UP-North leaving Chicago out of Ogilvie Transportation Center. The snow had cleared up from the earlier half of the afternoon in time for some of the low sunlight before night would fall.
Camper. Metra 200, an F40PHM-2 "Winnebago", leads a train under the tri-lights south of Chicago Union Station.
The city is quiet and all the commuters are gone. The switch warmers are about to turn on while Metra F40PH #130 waits through the cold Chicago night.
Rock Island train 713 speeds commuters bound for Joliet out of Chicago
METX 212 leads an outbound train through the Village of Western Springs.
An Amtrak Hiawatha meets an outbound Metra Milwaukee West before arriving in Chicago Union Station
Metra 173 leads an outbound UP North train into downtown Evanston on a cold February afternoon.
Outbound Rock Island kicking up a bit of snow.
They were using track 1 in both directions at the time, presumably to keep the snow level down as it was falling to fast. Otherwise they would've ... (more)
Metra 119 in the original blue livery arrives in Naperville while Amtrak's inbound Southwest Chief awaits its departure time while an outbound hotshot waits for a window to continue west.
The snow is coming down hard and wet on the Metra Electric District but inbound train 220 kicks it back into the air as it glides along
Chicago Heritage. After arriving at Chicago Union Station, Amtrak 22 (Texas Eagle) reverse out of the station on to the wye on Monday, January 4, 2021. Amtrak 146 (P42DC) pushes both Webb R... (more)
A Metra F59PHI hits a snow drift as it leads an outbound through Grayslake, Illinois.
Tom Golden photo.