Metra EMD F40PH locomotives and their commuter trains wait out another weekend at Joliet, Illinois, on September 2, 1990.
Wait, a second Metra on the IHB? Huh? A Metra/Amtrak office special to drum up support for the CREATE program is about to slam the diamonds at Blue Island crossing. The train, on a tour of CREATE ... (more)
Coasting in to Chicago approaching LaSalle St. Station, a Metra Rock Island run passes under part of the famous Chicago skyline as a few lake effect snow clouds hang over Lake Michigan.
The August sun reflects of the bi-levels sides, illuminating a young woman boarding the train and the conductor in the distance making sure she comes safely aboard.
On the former double track RI main, Metra 161 crosses the IC/ATSF at JUS to make it's last station stop. 25MAR90