In 1992, Metra pondered a radial route on the EJ&E. I happened upon this train being prepared to film the route for Metra/EJ&E "brass." I was told the camera man would be riding there wi... (more)
GTW 4927 leads a cut of cars, as it passes various power in the south yard.
While doing its switching in Joliet, NREX 5974 pauses over Scott Street with the 102 local.
One of only 4 so far. This ES44A6 has Twin Turbo and new EGR system to meet the latest EPA Tier 4 emissions rating.
NREX SD60 5974 leads the 102 local west through Joliet, approaching the diamond at UD Tower.
One of a kind paint E 6 630 was leading a westbound commuter train into Joliet Union Station.
A pair of new GEVO's climb Joliet hill with an eastbound tanker train.
A spotless GEVO and an older C40-8 lug an eastbound freight up the hill. A second eastbound can be seen approaching on Main 2.
Metra 103 makes a station stop at the temporary platform in Joliet with the first heritage corridor train of the evening.
A former Erie Mining F9 sits in Joliet Yard. Later it would be coupled to sister unit 4214.
The last GTW painted SD40-2 switches out the south end of Joliet yard.
In the golden hour, the 102 local departs Joliet behind a classic warbonnet Dash 8 leader.
CSX GP38-2 2554 sits on the I&M Canal bridge as it does some switching. This is the first time I've seen a train on this spur.
Union Pacific Mi-Jack No. 91004 moves on after finishing loading a Pacer Stacktrain container onto a well cars at Joliet Intermodal Terminal (also known as Global IV) at Joliet, Illinois, on the n... (more)
After making a setout, M336 advances up to the Rock with an Illinois Central SD70 leading the way.