A Metra weekend commuter run from Chicago slows before crossing the ICG/ATSF diamonds and stopping at Joliet Union Station. By this date the former double track Rock Island mainline here was down ... (more)
METX 108 pulls its set of rushour passengers up to the end of Metra trackage at Joliet Union Station.
An outbound Rock Island District smacks the diamonds at 16th Street while M337 holds for a window.
Another train leaves the big city.
Metra F40PH-3 108 trails on the Joliet Rocket, as the crowd of onlookers walk away, having seen the 765 rush by seconds before.
Rock Island service creeps toward Lasalle Street Station. This line may offer the most diverse Metra locomotive roster ever with F40s, MP36, and GE P42's appearing one after another.
With Moon rising Metra Westbound Burlington service train pulls into La Grange station.
Metra commuter trains take the weekend off at Joliet, Illinois, on September 2, 1990.
Metra 108 leads an outbound scoot past tower B-17, a living relic of the Milwaukee Road.
This is the last Metra train to stop at Brighton Park; according to the contract workers on site, the semaphores would be gone within three hours.
Metra 108 departs LaSalle Street station on a warm June day