Busy times on the IAIS as two trains are meeting with the yard job on another track! CBBI with the 502 pulls into the yard as BICB with the 150 awaits its turn to leave.
A pair of Yankeetown Docks BiCentennial painted units were at the engine facility in Yankeetown
DMIR 212, an SD38-2 does dock switcher duties while SD38ACs 203 and 207 wait to grab their trainload of empty ore jennies for the trip back up to Proctor Yard. The train on the dock had been broug... (more)
Eastbound taconite train Spruce
In nice lighting, EJ&E 669 looks right at home in the south yard in Joliet, performing switching duties.
IAIS ICCI has just picked up some cars from the siding at Homestead, and will soon take the Yocum Connection to the CRANDIC line to Cedar Rapids.
A classic pair of J SD38-2s switch at the west end of Kirk Yard.
IAIS SD38-2 152 works the east end of Rock Island yard, taking headroom past the yard sign at the 44th Street entrance.
EJ&E SD38-2 660 does some switching at the west end of Kirk Yard.
Bessemer SD38-2 866 leads the Van Loon local west through Ivanhoe. I never get tired of seeing these Bessemer units hanging in the area!
A wide variety of motive power, including a Bessie SD38-2, sit in the south yard in Joliet.
EJ&E 669 holds in Lemont with the oil local, about to switch at KA Steel.
BLE 878 and GTW 4911 make for a great lash-up as the 'heritage' units lead a cut of cars out of Glenn Yard for headroom. BLE 878 has been working around the Chicago area ever since being activated... (more)