An evening South Shore train heads into the city
South Shore Line #118, heading to Chicago, approaches the Portage/Ogden Dunes station. Car 36 is one of 8 cars in the South Shore fleet that is owned by Metra. In the 1980's the RTA contributed so... (more)
Blue Island bound Rock Island #615 departs LaSalle Street Station 8 minutes behind schedule.
CTA Brown Line run #415 begins to take the S-curve over North Avenue.
There used to be 4 tracks here, however the outer 2 were put out of service on October 18, 1976, and taken out sometime af... (more)
These tracks have seen more plentiful days, though they are a reliable source for catching CN's fallen flags.
On this day the Illinois Central leads the Grand Trunk and EJ&E
Orange and Green Line pass each other at Clark and Lake while the sun begins to peek out.
A Brown Line train headed into the loop crosses a frozen Chicago River above Wells Street.
The sun sets on this eastbound manifest freight, possibly A492, as it crosses a frozen pond.
2nd unit is cowl body CN 2454 (C40-8M) and 4th is GTW 4923 (GP38-2) in CN paint
CTA Brown Line about to pull into Adam's and Wabash in the Loop
Green Line train #609 approaching Clinton while crossing over the Chicago River
Metra UP-North leaving Chicago out of Ogilvie Transportation Center. The snow had cleared up from the earlier half of the afternoon in time for some of the low sunlight before night would fall.
CTA Brown Line train approaching the Adam's and Wabash stop in the loop.
The city is quiet and all the commuters are gone. The switch warmers are about to turn on while Metra F40PH #130 waits through the cold Chicago night.
Rock Island train 713 speeds commuters bound for Joliet out of Chicago
AMTK 518 getting serviced in one of their Chicago Yard buildings