Metra 168 leads the club run west past Clyborne.
Looking a bit out of place from its usual city environment, METX 168 shoves an inbound train to the city past the corn fields in La Fox.
Thick fog grabs onto the blossoms on a cool Spring afternoon while METX 168 pushes train 814 out of Lake Forest.
METX 168 shoves on the rear of inbound train 814, possibly the most photographed train in the Chicago, as 7 RP photographers get their own angles. Railroad: MetraLocomotive: EMD F40PH-2Location: Lake Forest, Illinois, USALocomotive #: METX 168Train ID: METX 814Photo Date: April 24, 2010
Passing blooming trees and a locomotive bell on display, Metra 168 accelerates out of the Lake Forest station, shoving a train toward downtown Chicago on this increasingly foggy evening.
RailPictures.Net contributor Travis Dewitz grabs a shot of a Northbound Metra, while contributor John Ryan stands back to observe the arriving train slice through the thick fog.
Still notched out from the stop at LaFox, soon it will coast down hill into Elburn.
A Metra double-header pulls out of Elmhurst, as one of the passengers it discharged glaces over at the twin F40 motors.
The DPU on the "PLPR loads" passes Elburn bound Metra.
Metra 168 is on the tail end of an equipemnt move headed to CP's Bensenville Yard. The equipment is to be used in a passanger special for the Illinois' Govenor the following day.