The three Iowas are making quite a racket as they haul a heavy CBBI out of the Joliet River Valley.
Iowa 504, 152 and 151 head east through Rockdale, advancing up to Bridge 407 to await the 10:24 Metra's departure out of Joliet.
Looking more like Burlington Northern's LPC, a trio of Cascade green SD40-2's handle the switching duties at the far west end.
Bluebonnet (ATSF) and Cascade green (BN) GP50's make for a great lash-up coming out of Joliet this afternoon.
After picking up a bad ordered bilevel in Joliet, the NIRC 1 and 4 head for the 47th Street Shops in Chicago, passing Hickory Creek in Mokena. The little NIRC 1 began life as the IC 9016, back in ... (more)
CN M336 heads south through Manteno with a sweet lash-up.
A BC Rail Barn leads a CN Dash 8, a CN SD40-2W, a CN SD60 and a DMIR SD38-2 through Monee on the old Illinois Central.
How about this for a lash-up on CN? BCOL C40-8M 4622 leads a former Santa Fe C40-8W, a CN SD40-2W, a CN SD60 and a DMIR/CN SD38-2 through New Lenox. Not sure how a DMIR escaped from Minnesota, but... (more)
A trio of BN Cascade green SD40-2's lead a lengthy cut of cars out of Logistics Park. A really neat sight in 2014!
Q557 heads west under Larkin Avenue in Rockdale with an AC4400CW and an SD40-2.
At Miller, CSX 4716 prepares to shove east onto the former B&O Main.
An NS SD70 leads a mix of BNSF power through Pine Junction on 31K.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's lead a cut of cars up the hill out of KA Steel.
A Soo Line veteran works the east end of Bensenville Yard, shoving on a string of autoracks.
Five CP GP9's trail a pair of UP units at the west diesel pit of Bensenville Yard. I'm not sure what the story is behind the GP9's, but perhaps they're being sent out for conversion into ECO units... (more)