Smokin’ in the Windy City. Metra 100 (F40PH-3) is the nominal class unit, and was originally built in 1977 by EMD as an F40PH. Seen here on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 under the tri-light signal bridg... (more)
Recently acquired from Amtrak, Metra 88 pushes inbound through Morton Grove, still in Surfliner colors.
METX 84, former Pacific Surfliner AMTK 461 leads an outbound train past the Mars candy factory on Chicago's far northwest side.
The oldest operating diesel outside of a museum in the country, NIRC SW1 1, leads the wheel job through Blue Island. It is pulling a string of retired former IC highliners.
An outbound Metra commuter train passes by the 16th Street Tower on the Rock Island District and crosses over the diamond with CN's Freeport Sub and the St. Charles Airline.
An inbound train being shoved by an MP36 passes under the former PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan, as an outbound train speeds out of Chicago on the left.
An outbound Metra commuter train pulls into the Western Avenue station on the Milwaukee District behind an F40. The train is crossing over the diamond guarded by Tower A-2 and passing Milwaukee Ro... (more)
A westbound metra arrive into Geneva during the golden hour
METX 423 leads outbound #2617 past Tower A-20 on a great spring evening.
Metra 416 leads a outbound train under the soon to fall Rock Island cantilevers in Robbins.
An inbound Metra train is being shoved by an F40 as it passes under the PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan on a sunny March afternoon rush hour.
While traveling home from Chicago's O'Hare Airport eastbound on the Eisenhower Expressway I was blessed with a golden sunset, so I knew I needed to drive to one of my favorite train watching locat... (more)
Eastbound Metra rom Harvard approaches Woodstock station in an April snow.
Metra 194 makes a station stop at Hinsdale with a outbound rush hour train.
A friendly engineer brings a outbound Metra express train past the old CB&Q depot in Hinsdale.