A yardworker gets ready to inspect the cut of cars 1497 and company have just pulled out as they roll by.
A conductor hangs on to this ancient GP9 as it moves out to the yard lead in a two engine/slug combo.
It is time for these IC GP40R's to go to work.
Nice to see a GP9Rm working on a class one in 2008. Here the 7030 and 5854 arrives to pick up the two IC E9's and theater car that were on display at the 2008 Railroad Heritage Day in Homewood.
A local with a freshly repainted 9610 prepairs to put it's train away in the yard.
The Q194 departs Markham yard about one hour late as it begins it's journey down the former Illinois Central "Mainline of Mid America" to New Orleans La.
IC yard job passes the power for the Q194.
The old style clock says its train time as CN GP40-2W 9549 departs Homewood with a southbound local, passing by the railroad park.
A southbound CN train waits for another crew.
The 9602 was just recently repainted.
Under IC ownership these GP40R's would have been used for intermodal service to the gulf coast. Now under CN ownership, they have been reduced to yard service.
A pair of faded and dirty IC GP40's works a cut of cars to make headroom in the yard under bright spring sunshine.
A rare GTW GP9R works one of the locals at Markham Yard.
The 2008 Homewood Railroad Heritage Day display equipment sits across from the station soaking in all the sunshine.
GTW 5812 with a bad case of rust and fellow 4628 shoves a cut of cars back into Markham Yard.