The James Whitcomb Riley is making an unscheduled stop to pick up railroad officials after gaining C&O iron just east of the famous Broad street tower.
A CN train prepares to turn north towards Kirk yard on the EJE as the snow continues to intensify.
Tom Golden photo.
An E unit with round side windows, westbound just east of Broad street.
After setting off some cars on a siding west of Broad street, the trio of E units is backing eastward to couple on to their train. In the distance a C&O manifest is passing Broad street tower.
The Elgin Joliet & Eastern curve is visible on the north side of this eastbound manifest.
A westbound manifest is seen here just east of the Broad street tower.
About to snag the orders for the eastbound James Whitcomb Riley as it enters C&O track just east of Broad street tower.
A pair of SD38-2s run lite through Griffith on a fall afternoon. Tom Golden photo.
The James Whitcomb Riley is seen headed westbound to Chicago on the C&O/EL with a lone SDP40F leading the charge. Tom Golden photo.
The James Whitcomb Riley is seen leaving C&O trackage and entering Erie Lackawanna territory at Broad Street in Griffith. In less than two weeks, the EL would be no more. Tom Golden photo.
EJ&E 436 is seen parked for the weekend on the former Erie Lackawanna mainline in Griffith. The NW2 was leased to start-up shortline Erie Western at the time. Tom Golden photo.