Switching out cars at the Elgin Joliet & Eastern interchange connection.
Four South Shore geeps shove two dead CSX GE's and a empty coal train down the connection at Miller.
NS 8025 waits on Main 1 for a signal at Stockton II as CN train 332 pulls up on Main 2.
Freight motor 803 with some battle scars on its nose and an ICG boxcar with a damaged door.
The crew was working on the catenary system directly under the IHB railroad bridge but had to clear the main for an eastbound commuter train. Seen here waiting for the meet.
A clean AC4400CW is in charge of this highballing empty coal train at Pine Junction.
On a siding near the community of Aetna.
These huge 800 class freight motors could accelerate quite rapidly, even though they were almost 89 feet in length.
Eastbound on the former New York Central line. In a moment the train will be passing under the EJ&E Railway bridge.
A classic, Grand Trunk Western GP38-2 departs Kirk Yard with a westbound manifest on the Lakefront Sub.
Eastbound on the B&O main and about to pass under the CSS railroad truss bridge. This train had just left the Miller lumberyard siding.
Switching out cars at the EJ&E City Track interchange connection.
As the Kirk Yard tower looms in the distance, the last remaining EJ&E switcher thunders west.
The "Top Bananna" makes for a nice sight, splitting the signals at Kirk Yard Junction, headed for Whiting.
This is not a mirage. A pair of DMIR SD9s is seen hauling a molten steel "bottle" train under wire on the South Shore. Tom Golden photo.