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7 April 1998 (2 photos)
The Spaulding Tower, preserved and on display at the Illinois Railway Museum.
17 April 1998 (20 photos)
Park Ridge station and Metra scoots
16 May 1998 (5 photos)
Metra 127 and scoot visiting the Illinois Railway Museum.
17 May 1998 (3 photos)
Metra 127 and scoot visiting the Illinois Railway Museum.
17 June 1998 (12 photos)
Photos of rail equipment seen as the Nebraska Zephyr departs from the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
26 June 1998 (2 photos)
Freight equipment passing by on Friday evening the Galesburg Railway Days.
27 June 1998 (16 photos)
Milwaukee Road 261 at the Galesburg Railway Days.
28 June 1998 (38 photos)
Metra 200 and Milwaukee Road 261 at the Galesburg Railway Days.
29 June 1998 (30 photos)
Photos of rail equipment seen as the Nebraska Zephyr passes through the Eola and West Chicago yards, enroute back to the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
30 June 1998 (23 photos)
Photos of rail equipment seen as the Nebraska Zephyr passes through the West Chicago Yard, enroute back to the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
10 July 1998 (3 photos)
Metra scoot at Nagle avenue crossing of the UP northwest line.
18 July 1998 (5 photos)
Metra scoot at Crystal Lake Long Track siding.
27 July 1998 (5 photos)
Metra scoot at Touhy Avenue crossing of the Milwaukee north line.
30 July 1998 (115 photos)
Metra scoots and freight cars (mostly Wisconsin Central covered hoppers and box cars) at the O'Hare Transfer station.
31 July 1998 (7 photos)
Metra scoots at Forest Glen station.
25 August 1998 (115 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard. Mannheim Road station.
26 August 1998 (13 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard.
27 August 1998 (1 photo)
Metra scoot at Mannheim Road station.
5 September 1998 (5 photos)
Roosevelt Road station and MOW equipment.
9 September 1998 (2 photos)
Chicago & North Western and Union Pacific locomotives passing the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
17 September 1998 (115 photos)
Metra scoots, diesel locomotives, and freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station.
18 September 1998 (29 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars in the Schiller Park rail yard
20 September 1998 (15 photos)
Union Pacific and other locomotives at the Berkeley station.
21 September 1998 (1 photo)
22 September 1998 (3 photos)
23 September 1998 (16 photos)
Freight trains passing Norma Junction.
26 September 1998 (41 photos)
Union Pacific and other locomotives and even a few freight cars.
27 September 1998 (26 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.
28 September 1998 (57 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.
29 September 1998 (6 photos)
30 September 1998 (6 photos)
2 October 1998 (1 photo)
3 October 1998 (7 photos)
4 October 1998 (6 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville rail yard.
7 October 1998 (5 photos)
Metra scoots at the O'Haire Transfer station.
9 October 1998 (6 photos)
11 October 1998 (4 photos)
13 October 1998 (20 photos)
Chicago & North Western locomotive and freight cars in the Proviso Yard. The Artrain in Addison (Illinois) in October 1998.
14 October 1998 (14 photos)
The Artrain in Addison (Illinois) in October 1998.
18 October 1998 (73 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso Yard. Metra MOW train and mostly covered hopper cars at the Hanson Park station.
21 October 1998 (40 photos)
Metra scoots and C&NW GeeP at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.
23 October 1998 (17 photos)
Metra scoots at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.
24 October 1998 (2 photos)
25 October 1998 (6 photos)
28 October 1998 (4 photos)
C&NW locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.
30 October 1998 (10 photos)
C&NW freight cars at Proviso yard.
31 October 1998 (44 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars at Proviso yard.
2 November 1998 (4 photos)
4 November 1998 (49 photos)
Amtrak Hiawatha departing from Chicago Union Station, C&NW building sign, Metra scoots.
11 November 1998 (74 photos)
Soo Line, CP Rail, and lease locomotives at the (since demolished) Bensenville (Illinois) locomotive shop and locomotives at Proviso Yard.
17 November 1998 (7 photos)
27 November 1998 (115 photos)
Diesel locomotives in Bensenville Yard and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train at the Galewood Yard.
28 November 1998 (61 photos)
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train at the Galewood Yard.
29 November 1998 (24 photos)
C&NW locomotives at Proviso Yard. IHB locomotives at Norpaul Terminal.
4 December 1998 (43 photos)
UP locomotives at the Proviso yard.
5 December 1998 (57 photos)
Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village rail yard.
6 December 1998 (28 photos)
Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village rail yard.
15 December 1998 (33 photos)
UP locomotives at the Proviso yard and IHB and WC locomotives at Norpaul yard.
17 December 1998 (16 photos)
Metra scoots at Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.
19 December 1998 (38 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars at the Proviso yard.
22 December 1998 (8 photos)
IMRL locomotives at Bensenville (Illinois) yard, December 1998.
27 December 1998 (9 photos)
Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village rail yard.
28 December 1998 (10 photos)
Former Metra bilevel commuter cars, repainted into C&NW colors, and Spaulding Tower, preserved and on display at the Illinois Railway Museum.
20 January 1999 (3 photos)
Former Metra bilevel commuter cars, repainted to C&NW colors, on display at the Illinois Railway Museum.
27 January 1999 (1 photo)
Former Metra bilevel commuter cars, repainted to C&NW colors, on display at the Illinois Railway Museum.
30 January 1999 (6 photos)
Metra scoot at the Norwood Park station.
6 February 1999 (36 photos)
Covered hopper cars in a small industrial yard in Addison (Illinois).
9 February 1999 (5 photos)
An old GBW box car in a small industrial yard in Addison (Illinois).
17 February 1999 (140 photos)
Loaded CSX Transportation ballast train stopped at the O'Hare Transfer Metra station.
6 April 1999 (7 photos)
Freight cars at the Elk Grove Village yard.
10 April 1999 (42 photos)
Gondola cars at the Rockford yard.
26 July 1999 (7 photos)
Metra F7A locomotives at the Illinois Railway Museum.
31 August 1999 (2 photos)
A passing shot of a Metra train.
1 September 1999 (101 photos)
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
2 September 1999 (4 photos)
A morning stop at the Norwood Park station yielded several photographs of passing scoots.
3 September 1999 (59 photos)
Metra locomotives at Norwood Park station, the Chicago Passenger Terminal, and the north leads to Union Station.
4 September 1999 (101 photos)
This Saturday afternoon visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars and a locomotive.
8 September 1999 (6 photos)
Metra locomotives at the Norwood Park station.
10 September 1999 (10 photos)
A few photos from a trip downtown, of a Metra scoot at Norwood Park and some Amtrak equipment on the Union Station leads.
11 September 1999 (5 photos)
This single car was sitting on a siding just north of Touhy Avenue in Skokie (Illinois).
13 September 1999 (66 photos)
Freight cars at the Elk Grove Village and Norma yards, including some in C&NW colors. Maintenance of way (MOW) equipment in the Elk Grove Village yard.
16 September 1999 (30 photos)
Metra scoots and MOW train at Norwood Park station and Chicago Passenger Terminal.
21 September 1999 (48 photos)
A late afternoon visit to the Elk Grove Village rail yard found an interesting variety of freight cars.
24 September 1999 (6 photos)
An afternoon stop at the Norwood Park station yielded several photographs of passing scoots.
30 September 1999 (37 photos)
Freight cars at the Norma Yard, including some in C&NW colors.
1 October 1999 (99 photos)
Photographs taken at the Schiller Park Yard, Franklin Park and Bensenville stations, Franklin Park and B17 towers, and the Bensenville Yard.
4 October 1999 (171 photos)
Many freight cars and a few locomotives at the Schiller Park yard, and a few stopped near the O'Hare Transfer station.
9 October 1999 (3 photos)
Photos taken while waiting for #706 scoot to take me downtown from Park Ridge. I would be meeting a few friends on the train and we'd spend the day enjoying attractions at Navy Pier.
12 October 1999 (54 photos)
Locomotives and some MOW cars at the Proviso Locomotive Maintenance Yard.
13 October 1999 (22 photos)
A trip to downtown Chicago to visit a client yielded a variety of Metra locomotive photos.
14 October 1999 (23 photos)
A trip to downtown Chicago to visit a client yielded a variety of Metra locomotive photos, and some interior shots of the Norwood Park station restoration.
18 October 1999 (42 photos)
Ten Chicago Freight Car Company ballast hoppers at the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
23 October 1999 (37 photos)
Saturday afternoon look at Amtrak and Metra equipment at Union Station, as well as entrance shots of Union Station, Van Buren Street Station, and the Riverside Building walkway to the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
25 October 1999 (93 photos)
An autorack oops on the CSX Altenheim Sub through Oak Park (Illinois).
27 October 1999 (5 photos)
Metra scoots at the Norwood Park station.
28 October 1999 (3 photos)
Metra scoots at the Norwood Park station.
29 October 1999 (2 photos)
The Santa Fe rooftop building sign overlooking Grant Park in downtown Chicago.
6 November 1999 (188 photos)
Metra equipment at the Clybourn and Waukegan stations. Freight and MOW cars in the Waukegan yard. Includes a variety of shots of several empty Commonwealth Edison coal hopper cars.
19 November 1999 (70 photos)
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Typical midday switching activities are illustrated by many of these photographs.
20 November 1999 (174 photos)
Passing freight trains and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard.
26 November 1999 (174 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train, Metra, and rail equipment at the Galewood yard.
27 November 1999 (43 photos)
Metra and C&NW locomotives at Chicago Passenger Terminal and Metra and Amtrak equipment at Chicago Union Station.
29 November 1999 (2 photos)
A Metra scoot at the Norwood Park station.
11 December 1999 (98 photos)
West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.
30 December 1999 (4 photos)
A Metra scoot at the Norwood Park station.
1 January 2000 (208 photos)
A UPY (Union Pacific Yard) GeeP, UP and Metra locomotives, and coal hopper cars in the Waukegan (Illinois) UP yard.
2 January 2000 (71 photos)
Deval Tower and Des Plaines and Cumberland stations in Des Plaines (Illinois).
21 January 2000 (0 photos)
Edison Park station and Metra scoots.
6 February 2000 (25 photos)
Harvard and Northbrook stations, with a few passing trains for good measure.
12 February 2000 (3 photos)
Woodstock station.
19 February 2000 (141 photos)
Metra equipment at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station on the morning after a snowfall. Metra and some freight equipment at the LaGrange Road, LaGrange Stone Avenue, Brookfield, and Aurora stations on the BNSF mainline.
26 February 2000 (69 photos)
Exterior views of Chicago Union Station and along the Metra Electric line through Grant Park.
17 March 2000 (5 photos)
Norwood Park station and a Metra scoot.

Click on any of the dates in this summary for thumbnail images with descriptions of the photos taken on that date.

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 18 September 2021 at 06:43. 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.