The Memorial Day line up at the Waukegan coach yard towards the end of the blue hour.
Amtrak's Empire Builder, with the Salute to Veterans unit 42 leading the way, at Pewaukee, WI.
The first F59PHI to get full Metra paint leads a McHenry bound commuter train into the station stop at Cary.
Metra's newest honorary unit, to honor the state of Illinois and the six-county region Metra serves. The 402 is seen here, pared with 405, the Milwaukee Road heritage unit.
Metra 405 when it was just another commuter unit. Now the 405 is Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit.
Holding out for Monday, back when blue was bountiful.
Metra 217 pushes Milwaukee District North 2140 over the Mill Creek bridge on it's way inbound to Chicago.
Train 2146 rolls into the stop at Grayslake.
Santa Fe 92, posed on the wye after heavy rains, reflects onto the ponded water next to the Santa Fe sign that was displayed for years on the Railway Exchange Building in Chicago.
Western Fuels Association owned Escalante Western Railway rolls the morning empty train north towards Peabody's El Segundo Mine for loading.
The eastbound Chief splits the semaphores at the west end of Chapelle siding.
The rotary plow has just enough snow to scoop and throw to make a show here as it climbs towards Cubres Pass.
Showing her age in this night image, the 37A is now in IRM's diesel shop undergoing restoration.
The 411 climbs the slight grade through Round Lake Beach as the sun sets.
As the sunset fades, the CB&Q 9911-A and Nebraska Zephyr pose for photographers.