After just missing getting "skunked" by a westbound CSX stack train, the 686 ethanol train prepares to roll under 71st Street with a nice DM&E SD40-2 in charge.
Eastbound bottles continue the journey to the steel mills of East Chicago, IN.
The Bottle Train heads east through Cal Park with a high hood GP38-2 leading the way. Several of these GP38-2's are at the Juniata Shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania waiting to be rebuilt into Admiral... (more)
As a couple trains await clearance to proceed, the Bottle Train passes by with a high hood GP38-2 on the point. The high hood GP38-2's are in the process of being rebuilt into Admiral Cabs, so get... (more)
About to make the move from IHB to CSX, DME 6367 hits the diamonds at Blue Island Junction with CP train 686.
A westbound IHB transfer enters the Argo Yard as a former Milwaukee Road SD40-2 heads east for the CSX.
The pair of SD40-2W's approach Route 6, nearing the locations of their switching duties.
A couple former BN units bring a massive cut of cars out for headroom.
The L509 is beginning its trip down the River Line as it approaches Route 126 in Plainfield.
CSX K635 holds at Columbia Avenue, awaiting a signal at State Line Interlocking. An NS SD70/SD60 combo was a nice catch this evening.
Illinois Central SW14 1497 shoves hard back into Kirk Yard. Come July, this unit will be 64 years old. Still runs like a champ!
A nice pair of SD40-2W's shove back into the plant at Equistar. Always nice to catch the zebra stripes on the point.
A pair of Soo Line SD60's approach Archer Avenue with CP train 280 in tow.
A nice lash-up leads 470 down the BRC, approaching Nerska/LeMoyne on its trek to Clearing Yard.
A C40-8M in the zebra stripe scheme awaits a signal to head south to East Joliet Yard.