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  1. I've been framed

    I've been framed

    Metra train heading towards West captured at Naperville, Illinois.
  2. La Fox

    La Fox

    A westbound Metra train passes under the La Fox, IL overpass.
  3. Elburn Metra

    Elburn Metra

    A Sunday afternoon finds a group of Metra engines resting at Elburn, IL on the former CNW west of Chicago.
  4. La Fox Metra

    La Fox Metra

    A westbound Metra train near La Fox, IL on the former CNW line west out of Chicago.
  5. Metra 611

    Metra 611

    Metra F40C 611 pushes its inbound under the old CNW bridge as another Netra train passes overhead.
  6. Metra 614

    Metra 614

    614 heads back into Union Station past Canal Street.
  7. F40Cs are back!

    F40Cs are back!

    Metra F40C 614 approaches Union Station with its train. Metra has brought both of their remaining F40Cs back into service.
  8. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
  9. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
  10. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
  11. Lisle Illinois with Nikon 80-400VR lens

    Lisle Illinois with Nikon 80-400VR lens

    Lisle Illinois Metra Station. This thing was moving pretty good. Someday I'll learn the types of engines. I guess all I can use to describe it now is BNSF, #137. The train was East bound on track 3.
  12. Midwest Tsunami

    Midwest Tsunami

    Metra 2113 breaks the silence of the forest a day after 15" of snow fell in the region. A lone cross country skiers tracks are the only evidence left in the fresh power on the Des Plaines river trail, ducking under Metras Fox Lake sub along side the Des Plaines river.
  13. Afternoon Dinky Parade - Chicago Union Station

    Afternoon Dinky Parade - Chicago Union Station

    The afternoon westbound rush of BN E9s for Metra commuters taken from the former Taylor Road overpass in 1988. Everywhere West!
  14. Metra heads east during sunset.

    Metra heads east during sunset.

    Metra heads east during sunset.
  15. Metra 192 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943.

    Metra 192 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943.

    Metra 192 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943.
  16. Metra 193 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Eola Yard

    Metra 193 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Eola Yard

    Metra 193 overtakes a stopped Santa Fe 943 at Eola Yard.
  17. Metra E8 on the LIRR

    Metra E8 on the LIRR

    Metra (ex-CNW) E8 521 and train, laying over for the weekend at Port Jefferson,NY.
  18. Metra on the Wye

    Metra on the Wye

    Every day two Metra consists pull off the mainline, briefly head west on the Farm Sub, and park on a siding track after they've finished their runs.
  19. Metra 412 at Joliet

    Metra 412 at Joliet

    Metra 412 arrives at Joliet.
  20. Metra 212 at Joliet

    Metra 212 at Joliet

    Metra 212 heads west through Joliet.



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