A year after take over by Canadian National, the DMIR looks pretty much like itself. Tunnel motor 409 faces an SD38-2/tunnel motor/SD38-2 combo as the latter group prepares to depart for the Dulut... (more)
A matched set of lightening striped triple axle truck units switches out some gons in the Auburn Yard.
A manifest freight gets head room in Canadian National's Homewood Yard, sporting former Bessemer & Lake Erie No. 878 on the head end.
Called the USX West, but running under the BNSF symbol, a US Steel empty is headed to Monett, MO for interchange to the Arkansas & Missouri RR. My notes show the ultimate destination as Consolida... (more)
After making its pick-up at KA Steel, the oil local heads south for Flagstone, where the crew will begin the process of running around the train.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909, both in their respected paint schemes, leave KA Steel with the afternoon pick-up.
The oil local rolls southbound past the refineries in Lemont to retrieve a string of tank cars before rolling back north to Glenn Yard.
Splitting the signals at Flagstone, the oil local will soon cut off from its train and run to CP Romeoville.
Passing the clock in downtown, EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909 make for a great lash-up on this code blue day in Lemont.
As the oil local prepares to shove into KA Steel off Main 1, the outbound Texas Eagle from Chicago flies by on Main 2.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909 head south through downtown Lemont.
EJ&E SD38-2 675 switches at KA Steel in Lemont.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909 switch KA Steel in Lemont on a mostly sunny, but cold afternoon.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909 head south through Lemont on a brutally cold December afternoon.
CEFX SD38-2s 6056 and 6057 (leased to Cando Contracting) prepare to make a run up to CN's Hinton siding to swap outbound loads for inbound empties.