UP Fairfax Yard to UP 18th Street Yard Transfer heads through Minnesota Avenue near Kaw Point with an Ex-MP SD40-2 rebuilt into a SD38-2 riding on home rails.
In the golden hour, EJ&E 671 heads north through Crest Hill. With heat indexes peaking 110, a 25 MPH heat restriction was enforced on the entire line today.
EJ&E 671 has received the signal and is heading north out of Joliet, the rear of its train about to clear "Ruff" in the background.
EJ&E SD38-2 671 leads a Eola-bound local north through Crest Hill. Nice reminder of the good old days here!
Yard jobs at Clearing yard.
Pulling out another long cut.
3862 one of IHB's 2 sd38-2's on the roster waits for traffic to clear before proceeding into Gibson yard with a transfer.
A transfer makes its way out of Riverdale yard with a SD38-2 and SD20 through the west end of Dolton interlocking. The conductor has to throw all the switches manually due to signal upgrades that ... (more)
In what may be the last photo of a J engine, or at least the #666 under the "EJE" banner, the #666 drills the yard in sweet early morning light. This morning the EJE was officially merged into the... (more)
UP hump set goes about shoving their cut as the power for UP Train MKCSJ 20, including SP 9721, waits for its late evening departure.
I feel very lucky to be able to shoot Missabe maroon in 2012, 8 years after one of the greatest railroads was merged into... well the CN.
Right after reading an article in the July Trains Magazine today about Bryon Hill, WI with a photo of the EJ&E 666,
The 666 makes an appearance at the Joliet Yard.
What a sound!
EJE 669 splits the coaling towers at the north end of Gilman on its way back to Champaign.