Metra 210 departs 153rd St with an outbound.
Metra 210 pushes a inbound train past the dolphin water tower of Brookfield.
Metra smokes up coming out of Union Station. Metra had some of the smokiest F40s I've ever seen on this trip.
The Racetrack sure lives to its name with all the Deadheads and Express moves!
Metra 210 leads a outbound train past West Eola.
Nice blue locomotives for a nice blue sky...the Rock Island service heads out of Chicago elephant style.
Friday rush hour has started and the trains start lining up to get ready to be loaded in Chicago Union Station.
The 210 leans into the curve and up grade into the sweet light.
Mountain meets urban as Metra 210 struggles to pull a loaded commuter train up and out of the city on its way west. Beautiful cityscape.
An inbound Metra train rolls past the 100 year old interlocking tower at 16th and Clark streets. The slightly larger and more modern Sears tower looms in the background.
Very cold. About 6 degrees, with a wind chill around -20.
Leanin into the curve
Metra 210 pulls into Joliet Union Station with Train #405.
Metra 210 rounds the corner and pounds the diamonds at the historic Joliet Union Station.