IHB's only SD38-2 and a former Conrail Dash 8 hold at CP Francisco in Blue Island.
CSS SD38-2 804, formerly the IAIS 154, makes its inaugural run in its new paint scheme. It's in charge of Z502, bound for Peguiss Yard in East Chicago as it slams the diamonds at Calumet.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's, the leader being orange and the trailer being repainted into CN, are in run 8 as they lead L514 on the approach to Ivanhoe.
Chevron 667 leads CN red 658 under Route 12 with the L514.
On a sunny afternoon at MPS, an extremely rare Conrail SW8, #8687, leads empties through the yard for pick-up from the plant nextdoor. 8687 is a former Lehigh Valley unit. *Note: This photo was ta... (more)
The CN was filled with nice lash-ups today. L517's air test is almost complete as the crew prepares to depart Markham, bound for Kirk Yard. A right at home IC SD70 leads the way, followed by a CN ... (more)
BCOL 4603 is in need of a bath as it leads M399 south through Monee in nice evening light.
The sun was being quite helpful as IC SD70 1029 led the Q116 through Flossmoor. In charge of a hot stack train bound for the old GTW at Griffith and points east, this SD70 is right at home on its ... (more)
GTW 4926, still kicking in classic red, white and blue, switches at Oxbow in Lemont. It's nice to see the old GTW units floating around in 2016.
A pair of BRC SD40's are about to cross the former GTW at Hayford Junction, leading the South Chicago job out of Clearing Yard.
An NS GP38-2 leads a train of steel past Arcelor Mittal, on the approach to IHB's Michigan Avenue Yard.
A former Oakway SD60 and a former Santa Fe Dash 8 lead this northbound manifest out of Joliet, gaining speed through Crest Hill.
EJ&E 674 is the yard switcher on this sunny afternoon in Joliet. Through seven years of CN ownership, she still looks good in J orange.
BN SD40-2's 1706, 1915 and 1861 make a for a great trio in 2016. On a separate switch job, a quad of SD40-2's (Heritage 1's 1842/1967 and Cascade greens 1958/1937) await the next assignment.
The Corwith-Landers transfer shoves back into Clearing Yard to make a drop off.