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Hanson Park station

Parkside and Armitage Avenues, Chicago (Illinois)

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Metra has a map and information about the Hanson Park station at their official Web site. This station located along and serves the Metra / Milwaukee District West Line.

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Passenger shelter viewed from the southeast.

(Hanson Park station, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 18 October 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Circus Train tied-down in the Galewood rail yard, looking west and down from the Central Avenue bridge. A "pig" (piggyback) train is in the foreground and the Hanson Park station on the far right.

(Circus Train, Circus, Galewood Yard, Hanson Park station, index, Rail Yards, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard).     Image size is available.

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Circus Train (on the far left) in the Galewood rail yard, looking west and down from the Central Avenue bridge. The four large animal cars can be seen west of and detached from the remainder of the train. A "pig" (piggyback) train is in the foreground, beside an eastbound Metra train that is approaching the Hanson Park station.

(Circus Train, Circus, Galewood Yard, Hanson Park station, index, Rail Yards, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard).     Image size is available.

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A Metra commuter train stops at the Hanson Park Metra station. A "pig" (piggyback) train is tied-down in the adjacent Galewood rail yard.

(Hanson Park station, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Hanson Park station Parkside and Armitage Avenues, Chicago (Illinois) tied-down in the Hanson Park station.

(Hanson Park station, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Hanson Park station).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42203 Circus passenger car (Blue Unit) tied-down in the Galewood rail yard.

(RBBX 42203, Hanson Park station, RBBX, Circus 42000 series, RBBX Blue Unit, Circus, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard).     Image size is available.

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Circus Train tied-down in the Galewood rail yard (far left), looking west and down from the Central Avenue bridge. It is a busy place, with a stopped westbound freight, an oncoming (eastbound) freight locomitive in the distance, a tied-down "pig" (piggyback) train, and to our right a westbound Metra bilevel commuter train is pulling into the Hanson Park station.

(Circus Train, Circus, Galewood Yard, Hanson Park station, index, Rail Yards, All Metra Stations, Metra MD W, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard).     Image size is available.

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.