CN SD40-2W 5258 leads a wild consist on L536, about to enter the former IC and head north at Matteson. The railroad park overlooking the connection can be seen to the left and above the lead unit.
Three of 38 Illinois Central Gulf SD20s rebuilt by ICG SD24s; 2000hp
A former BN executive MAC leads a coal train south onto the connection to the former J in Matteson. It will then proceed east to Griffith and eventually towards Michigan.
L515 heads south through the control point known as Swede. Bound for Kirk Yard, IC 6250 and CN 5281 are in charge as they utilize the connection to the former EJ&E Eastern Subdivision.
L515 is known for having crazy lash-ups and today was no exception. IC 6250, an Operation Lifesaver SD40-3 still in classic deathstar paint, leads a zebra striped SD40-2W, a zebra striped C40-8M, ... (more)
M395 heads west by Robin with a neat lash-up, consisting of BCOL 4651 and IC 2462.
CN SD60F 5545 is still kicking as it leads the L517 onto the Chicago Sub to begin the short trip to Markham Yard. Two of these units (that I know of) remain that aren't stored.
A CN stack train rolls through Matteson with a freshly painted E9 and business cars.
The Kirk-Markham transfer (L515) heads west by Western Avenue with a CN SD60F and an IC SD70.
A westbound freight rolls through Matteson, bound for Joliet and points north of there.
A relatively new ET44AC leads a stack train through Matteson, utilizing the connection that leads from the Matteson Sub to the Chicago Sub.
A nice CN SD40-2W/SD60F consist leads L507 up the hill towards the former IC at Lowe.
The Line Train, headed for Kirk Yard in Gary, rolls through Matteson where new owner CN interchanges with the EJ&E. Tomorrow, CN will own both lines (former IC and J) but for one last day, the J r... (more)
Westbound on EJE at Matteson, IL
The eastbound State Liner passes through Matteson.