The three EMD's sound great in run 8 as they lead a grain train through the small town of Strawn.
While the EMD's do most of the work for the Bloomer Line, we must not forget the Plymouth 12 ton. The little critter brings a few cars into town for loading.
A pair of classic, chinese red Bloomer Line GP10's sandwich an LTEX Geep as they shove a bean train around the curve at Risk Junction.
An eastbound KJRY freight bounces along at 10 MPH with a pair of covered wagons doing the honors through the soy bean fields.
A Bloomer train full of soy beans heads for the elevator at Strawn on a sunny, but scorching hot day.
A CN barn leads G88891 through Monee on a humid afternoon. Many of the barns are in storage, but C40-8M 2417 continues to make money for its owner.
The morning empties are shoved into the plant, powered by a pair of the Sanitation District of Chicago's SW1's.
Some classic power waits to switch Clyde Yard on this sunny morning.
CN 5484 checks its reflection as it leads an inspection train past the Metra station in East Hazel Crest.
A pair of veteran SW1's head east through Lyons, bringing empties to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation in Stickney. Usually running with one unit, it was a nice to see them today with a larger tr... (more)
Continuing west through Maple Park, LPJ04 heads for the Troy Grove Branch in DeKalb with a trio of 4-axle EMD's.
SIBI rocks and rolls through Rockdale, passing under the old Joliet Junction.
EJ&E 663 is right at home as it leads the L520 south through Plainfield, bound for Joliet Yard.
After torrential downpours earlier in the morning, the sun came out to play as CP 470 approached its destination of BRC's Clearing Yard.
GTW blue leads L545 over the Cal Sag Channel.