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)
CN 8843 grinds up the Joliet Hill with A446, a freight from Fon Du Lac, WI to Chicago, IL (BRC Clearing Yard). Third out is DME 6094, the 20th Anniversary unit.
Under the watchful eye of a BNSF police officer, CSX 7862 leads a westbound vehicle train out of Joliet.
Running west in the sweet evening light, Y JOL202 sports BN and BNSF Geeps at the front and ATSF and BNSF (Smurf) Geeps at the rear. A nice surprise!
A pair of former Oakway SD60's are in the process of making a setout at the East Joliet Yard. They are passing through the plant at CP Ruff, visible in the background.
A pair of Geeps are cruising west out of Joliet. Look closely and you can see the caboose at the rear.
A Santa Fe Warbonnet and an IC SD70 battle Joliet Hill, headed east with a vehicle train. Another cool lash-up on the CN.
A veteran Santa Fe Dash 9 heads west through Joliet, passing UD Tower. Word is going around that UD is in the prepping stages of closing. Get your shots now.
A former UP (nee CNW) Dash 8 performs some switching at the south end of the East Joliet Yard.
M344 passes through the plant at East Joliet, waiting for permission from Metra to proceed across the Rock diamond, so the crew can shove back into the yard to perform the switching duties. An Ill... (more)