NIRC 1, the oldest operating locomotive in revenue service pulls a single electric bi-level by the soon-to-be unmanned BI Tower. The tower itself is rumored to be closing soon, and may be torn dow... (more)
NIRC SW1 #2 serves as the shop switcher at Metra's 47th Street Facility. On a cloudy afternoon, it's seen doing its switching work. Unlike it's sister (NIRC 1), #2 is rarely viewed by the public e... (more)
METX 405 is in charge of an outbound train to Big Timber Road on a beautiful day.
Tom Golden photo.
Former Cascades AMTK 468 shoves on an inbound train to the city. Of note is the removal of the skirts to expose the fuel tank.
One os Metra's two new ECOs shoves a work train east through Franklin Park.
METX 402 is tied up for the day soaking in all the sun sporting it's State of Illinois paint scheme.
A Saturday afternoon Metra commuter train heads out of Chicago on the Milwaukee behind MP36 426. The train is passing under one of the more unique signal installations on Metra, with signal heads ... (more)
A 1954 classic! The former Milwaukee Road 2048, now operating for Metra as the NIRC 3, makes its way off the St. Charles Air Line and onto the Rock Island District at 16th Street. Its train of thr... (more)
Metra trains pass beneath the former Rock Island signals.