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Taking the Blue Line on the Chicago L toward the Loop, June 5, 2018.

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From The Trolley Dodger blog: “All the pix of a ‘GM&O’ passenger train are of the southbound ‘Plug’,” the Chicago-Joliet suburban train. Even after the ICG merger, the train continued to operate with GM&O equipment.” Top two photos: August 1972 (note the Sears Tower under construction in the background) Third photo: August 1975 Fourth photo: August 15, 1978 (William Shapotkin ...

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Resting in Chicago by Moffat Road on Flickr. Caption: “Several Santa Fe locomotives rest at Corwith Yard southwest of downtown Chicago on August 30, 1986. Left to right is freshly-repainted EMD SD45-2 No. 5830, the 100-story John Hancock Center, four EMD Geeps led by GP7u No. 2013 and finally, the 108-story Sears Tower. Note the tracks are literally ‘blue flagged’.” Photo by Mike Dann...

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