Built over the swamp lands, Global IV is home to several retention ponds as the ISA (Intermodal Services of America) switch job builds the KG4LB train on the south end of the yard. ISA is contract... (more)
An Early morning Southbound BNSF 719 with the old Sante Fe Warbonnet theme is giving her all shes got as it's about to pass by a Northbound CN 2401 heading for the yard while they have a small win... (more)
Quite the impressive lineup at the south end this afternoon!
The green machines lead the 102 local west out of Joliet.
A CN "landbarge" heads east, crossing the former Rock Island in the background.
A new C4 heads west through Joliet with a stack train.
Hard to beat a Warbonnet in evening sunlight. BNSF 4717 leads three sister Dash 9's out of Joliet.
The westbound L CHI102 highballs out of Joliet with a sweet lash-up!
A Silvis, IL - Blue Island, IL ethanol train heads east under some remaining Rock Island history. The Rock Island heritage unit is right where it belongs, on the point.
A Kasgro 122 Ton - 25’ Depressed Deck Flat Car sits at the CN yard, with a transformer. Kasgro is the builder of “World’s Largest Railroad Car” Their web site states; "From our twelve-axle, 340-to... (more)
A CN SD75I and a pair of former Santa Fe Dash 8's lead a westbound mixed freight through Joliet.
CN SD60 5423 leads a sister SD60 at CP Ruff in Joliet.
A pair of STBX SD40M-2s switch out the south end of Global 4.
After bringing the River Line Local (L509) in, a classic pair of IC SD70's switch some cars at the south end of CN's East Joliet Yard.
A fun, four pack of light engines heads west down Main 1, as an eastbound passes on 2. Leading is a Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50, followed by a BNSF "Smurf" GP38-2, a BN Cascade green GP39-2R and a BN... (more)