A classic, Grand Trunk Western GP38-2 departs Kirk Yard with a westbound manifest on the Lakefront Sub.
Eastbound on the B&O main and about to pass under the CSS railroad truss bridge. This train had just left the Miller lumberyard siding.
Switching out cars at the EJ&E City Track interchange connection.
As the Kirk Yard tower looms in the distance, the last remaining EJ&E switcher thunders west.
The "Top Bananna" makes for a nice sight, splitting the signals at Kirk Yard Junction, headed for Whiting.
This is not a mirage. A pair of DMIR SD9s is seen hauling a molten steel "bottle" train under wire on the South Shore. Tom Golden photo.
With a short stack train in tow, NS 9765 west splits the signals at CP 499.
Tom Golden photo.
KSW1 approaches Van Loon, behind the "J-Ball" 662 and the "Top Bananna" 446.
NS 7524 west splits the signals at 499.
EJE 662 gets pulled back into Kirk Yard by EJE 675 this is the last J Ball unit on an SD38-2.
A colorful lash-up heads west through Pine on this Bensenville bound freight.
A CSX SD70MAC led freight sits tight, awaiting a signal at East Curtis and Pine Junction.
The old KSW1 is on the approach to Ivanhoe, headed west from Kirk Yard. EJ&E 662, one of the last two J-Balls on the roster and EJ&E 446, the last remaining yellow switcher, have the honors. CN wh... (more)
IHB's westbound train passes through Pine Junction.