EJE 657 & 675 lead IC 1007 and a mixed freight train out of Gary on a crisp autumn morning.
Inbound South Shore Line train has just departed the Gary Metro Center on it's way to Chicago.
A former KSW1, now L51491 since the CN takeover sits on Main 2 just north of Van Loon.
A freshly painted geep leads a light power movement westbound on the CSS.
NITCD 1000 sits with CSS 2008 on the Miller Spur with overhead line and pole replacement going on on the CSS mainline. Train service has stopped from Gary Metro Center to South Bend this weekend b... (more)
A patched SP AC4400 heads the empty NORX coal train out of Kirk Yard in Gary, IN at Michigan Ave.
Y123 approaches Clark road with cars for the EJ&E.
EJ&E SD38-2 668 leads KSW1 through Gary, heading for Van Loon to interchange with NS. It's good to see 668 freshly washed, you can't help but be surprized now that CN is in control.
switching the west end.
A South Shore freight heads west under the wires.
The Daily N-21 rolls into Van-loon for their first drop of the day with a Union Pacific AC4400CW trailing.
Lakefront Line switcher works by the casino, one of few places you can watch trains along this line safely. DMIR rebuilt some SD9 as "SDM" & some escaped to EJ&E, but they're all at the mercy of C... (more)
Looks like CN will get the "pleasure" of retiring this classic after all...no safe haven on "The J" anymore.
The sound of an old casting Nathan P5 horn is heard and then the multiple shutters fire away, with NS 6655 leading a Westbound expedited intermodal past Pine Junction late into the afternoon.