Steam from the fresh made taconite pellets rises off the cars as DM&IR 211 leads a colorful consist down from the U.S. Steel Minntac plant on Minnesota's Iron Range.
Some days I love the CN. The last maroon SD38-2 (ironically a B&LE unit) which should have been numbered #214, but at the last minute General Foreman Martin Fair decided that it did not look like ... (more)
A remote-control SD38-2 idles at Antelope in the late-afternoon sun.
Going, going.....the very last active SD38-2 on the roster still in DMIR paint works the north end of Proctor with a nod to the nearby former DW&P in trail. Not too far away from here, DMIR 403 (... (more)
Looking a bit faded, EJ&E 658 is working the east end of the yard today, humping cars.
A late running Aux Sable job arrives at the East Joliet Yard, with an EJ&E SD38-2 on the point.
SD38-2 No. 803 charges forward as a six-axle genset pushes in the opposite direction.
IAIS 155 & 513 (the Rock Island heritage unit) with an absolute block from CP Richards to the EJ&E crossing.
I miss scenes like this. A trio of EJ&E SD38-2's thunder uphill, headed east through New Lenox.
EJ&E 675 heads home to the East Joliet Yard, passing Oakland Avenue in Crest Hill.
JSW1's power awaits permission back into the East Joliet Yard.
The Night Flyer thunders out of Joliet with a solo EJ&E SD38-2 in charge.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's lead the old Long West through Joliet, bound for switching points at Eola, West Chicago and Spaulding.
Squaw Creek Southern's former Yankeetown Dock SD38-2 sits behind the shop building in Yankeetown. Thanks to Terry Respondek for allow access to get this shot.
EJ&E 660 highballs back west to Joliet Yard, with the Line Train.