GTW 4921 leads the "oil local" by UD Tower in Joliet.
The run 8 sound of an SD38-2 could be heard for miles as SIBI heads east, rolling under the old Wabash (now Metra Southwest Service District) in New Lenox.
SIBI holds at McDonough Street, waiting for its window across Bridge 407 and through UD Tower. An Iowa SD38-2 leads the way on this sunny morning.
Iowa 151 and 506 lug a heavy SIBI out of the Joliet River Valley, about to pass under Briggs Street. The SD38-2 and ES44AC were on their hands and knees trying to get the train up to a respectable... (more)
The Hoosier State heads north through Dolton with its matching trainset.
After working Joliet Yard, M CHIGAL highballs west out of town with a pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets bracketing a GP60B.
Ferromex 4063 pulls up to Riverdale to await a recrew. The foreign duo looked great in the morning sunlight.
A pair of sharp Ferromex SD70ACe's lead CP 686 by Barr Yard, closing in on Riverdale where the CP crew will swap out with a CSX crew.
An SD40-2 that still wears classic Santa Fe Bluebonnet paint switches Clyde Yard on a sunny morning.
An extended cab GP50 in Cascade green paint, known as a GP50L, works the ramp at Willow Springs Yard. These GP50L's were designed to carry five man crews.
The pair of Missabe painted SD-M's find the sunlight as the crew completes a 31-car delivery in La Crosse.
An A-B-A set takes L CHI102 west this afternoon, led by Warbonnet B40-8W 555.
The Chesapeake & Indiana heads south across the former NKP in Thomaston with a pair of former DMIR SD-M's for power.
A pair of former DMIR SD-M's, both still wearing the original paint, lead 75 loads to La Crosse, passing a classic searchlight signal in the process.
CSDX 3, a 63-year old SW1 owned by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation of Greater Chicago, heads east under Harlem Avenue. This railroad is the only one in America that carries human waste. After d... (more)