A very late #5 heads out of Kirk and thumps across the combined NS/IHB diamonds at Ivanhoe with a 70+ car manifest for Joliet. 20 of the 70 or so cars will then be forwarded to the BNSF at Eola, p... (more)
A J yard job heads light back into Kirk with the two remaining ball logo-ed SD38-2's.
Approaching from the east, #7555 arrives with a short stack train on her ex-NYC/CR Chicago Line.
A J crew works hard to put its highrail truck on the NS/J interchange tracks in the frigid cold as a company SD38-2 leads a freight into Kirk Yard on the main.
An eastbound NICTD passenger train races down the siding between Miller and Ogden Dune stations. It will meet a westbound SouthShore Freight train visible in the distance.
EJ&E SW1001 444 leads a eastbound local through Pine Junction. 444's paint is looking a little rough, but at least it isn't yellow like 446!
EJ&E SD38-2s 658 and 671 wait for clearance into Kirk Yard.
The newest addition to the EJ&E roster, SW1500 460, leads a eastbound local through Pine. 460 retains its off centered headlight from its SSW days, and looks great in fresh green paint!
EJ&E 656 and straight SD38 654 double team the afternoon line train as it departs Kirk yard for Joliet.
Making a late-afternoon appearance at Pine Junction, #3801 hauls a short mixed freight west on the NS mainline.
Here is a scene similar to another photo I have on this site, only this time, it is a woman walking in front of a South Shore train with interurban car 22 tagging along on the rear. Luckily the tr... (more)
Perfect weather at dawn for a constant parade of trains at Pine Junction. CSXT 7928 races through the switchgrass.
Perfect weather at dawn for a constant parade of trains at Pine Junction.
Just having departed Chicago eastbound, NS 9784 races along the dunes of Indiana.
#316 pulls a cut of cars out of the J's Kirk Yard. She's heading west on one of the lead tracks to neaby Pine Yard (a small NS/J interchang yard) where the cars will be deposited.