|Train #49 taking a break at Toledo, OH.|
|Pancakes are back in the dining car!!! At least, they were on this day! Amtrak does update it's menus a few times a year and
when I was riding, they had this quintessential breakfast favorite on the menu, something I love to eat on the train!
|Arriving in Elkhart, IN, looking across the aisle and out the window of my coach, we pass by the National New York Central Museum.|
|Amtrak's historic Elkhart, IN station, a former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway (later New York Central) station.|
|The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.|
|Eljin, Joliet & Eastern Railway EMD SD38-2 #672 works a yard job in Gary, IN.|
|Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad EMD SW1500 #1502 near Gary, IN coupled with a flatcar loaded with rolls of sheet metal.|
|The Amtrak Station at Hammond-Whiting, IN. The Lake Shore Limited once stopped here on a regular basis.
Today, the station serves the Wolverine, a Michigan Service train that runs between Chicago and Pontiac, MI.
|Crossing over the Calumet River near South Chicago.|
|Some Norfolk Southern power at 63rd Street/Park Manor Yard.|
|The Metra Rock Island District line that runs between Chicago LaSalle Street Station and Joliet.|
|The Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstates 90 & 94) with the Willis Tower coming into view and on that day, skies were starting
to clear up which means better light for photography later on!
|U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball Team.|
|The Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55).|
|South Archer Avenue in Chicago's Chinatown.|
|Crossing the Canadian National (Former Illinois Central) East-West Main.|
|Crossing the Chicago River, getting close to Union Station!|
|Passing the Wheel Trueing Building at South Lumber Street at Amtrak's Chicago coach yard and shops with P42DC #43 hiding next
to the building with P32-8BWH #518 next to it along with P42 #199.
|P42DC #66 painted in Amtrak's Phase II paint scheme from the 1970's for Amtrak's 40th Anniversary at the Chicago shops.|
|Amfleet I Coaches that run on Lincoln Service trains between Chicago and St. Louis have been outfitted with a symbol displaying
they are part of Illinois High-Speed Rail. Lincoln Service trains are funded in part by the Illinois Department Of Transportation.
|Welcome To Chicago Union Station! Here is Train #49 shortly after arriving there on Track #28!|