Switching out cars around 9am at the Elgin Joliet & Eastern "City Track" connection on the east side near the community of Aetna.
CN 2117 heads west out of Kirk Yard with an electric lashup...
An eastbound Big Blue shines through on a gloomy day with three neat old Canadian Pacific Railway 40' boxcars.
A CSX GEVO and a CN SD75I lead a mixed freight down the City Track, headed from CSX's Curtis Yard to CN's Kirk Yard.
NS 9335 leads a pair of UP SD70M's through Pine, headed west to Proviso Yard.
A former Conrail unit leads the way west through Pine Junction.
CSX 1311, a Genset, departs Curtis Yard and heads back west to Barr Yard, with a GP15T trailing. I'm sure it's happened before, but I've never seen a Genset this far east of Barr.
A pair of CSX GE's hustle through Pine Junction, on the ex-B&O Main.
This shot was taken from the cab of a Conrail EMD unit that was on the head end of a work train and stationary on a siding. The westbound passenger train was moving very fast at maximum allowable ... (more)
An Illinois Central deathstar and a CN standard cab C40-8 split the EJ&E searchlights at Ivanhoe, headed west from Kirk Yard.
IHB's westbound trackage rights train hustles through Pine Junction on the ex-NYC main.
The French built Turbotrain is seen here passing Nero tower on the former New York Central line.
This four unit lashup is rolling east past Nero tower on a cold, wet, and overcast day.
Switching out cars at the Elgin Joliet & Eastern interchange connection.