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Photos Taken Along The Route Of Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited
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!
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