Iowa Interstate Alco C420 number 850 leads an eastbound freight across the diamonds at Joliet Union Station. This is the former Rock Island main. The crossing formerly had a second main and other ... (more)
EJ&E 665 heads down North 17 on the south end of the Joliet Yard with a cut of cars, on this bright and sunny day. You wouldn't know from the photo that the day started off with 4 below zero tempe... (more)
On the east side of Joliet around the turn of the century, and in the heyday of railroads, there were four rail yards within one mile of each other.
The Elgin Joliet & Eastern, The Michigan Centr... (more)