Joliet bound train passes the soon to be replaced Rock Island signals.
Franklin Park Railroad Days throwback
The afternoon rush is in full swing as Metra MP36 No.424 prepares to slam the diamonds of the former Soo Line just before making it's Franklin Park stop.
Metra 424 approaches its station stop at Lake Forest, headed west to Fox Lake.
"Modelers view" of the MP36 as she pushes back towards the city.
Crossing over from 1 to 2 to get on the Fox Lake sub.
Outbound Metra blasts out of town honking for the people lined up on the northern platforms of the locomotives parked at Railroad Daze.
The Sears Tower and the Franklin Park Water Tower stand tall as Metra MP36 424 throttles up through Franklin Park.
Sliding down the grade towards the CN diamond.
On a cold and foggy November evening, locomotive 424 poses just long enough for a three-second exposure here in the Roselle depot parking lot. Scanned from ISO 400 print film.
A new MPI MP36PH-3C lays over in Elgin waiting for the next day's commuter rush.
Metra 424 snakes throught the curves as it slows for the Libertyville depot.
This is an empty train deadheading to Union Station for the evening rush hour.