An inbound Metra train speeds through Tower A-2, passing underneath a set of CNW searchlights under a classic signal bridge. The train in the background is departing the coach yard for downtown.
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