Two of railroading's greats, the Elgin Joliet & Eastern and the Grand Trunk Western, roll north out of town.
Southern Pacific's SD38-2 locomotives were somewhat unique on the railroad when delivered in 1973, as they were ordered without the SP-standard signal lights on them - just the EMD-standard nose h... (more)
EJ&E 671 and 673 cruise south on a beautiful fall morning.
EJ&E 670 heads home to Joliet, having completed its work at Entec.
A sight that will never get old. The pair of J's make another run to Morris, to service Aux Sable and Equistar.
The River Line job rolls south, heading home to Joliet. It passes some track work, being performed in the siding.
Continuing their trip, EJ&E 671 and 673 have the L509 well in hand.
Heading south, the 671 and the 673 head back out to Morris.
After pulling out for headroom, the engineer of L509 shoves back to yard his train.
It's a beautiful morning as a pair of Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2's lead the southbound L509 off of Bridge 198, destined for the North Yard Lead of CN's East Joliet Yard.
The CN influence already in place, BLE hoppers, new whistle posts, a three man crew and those horns...
Back in happier days, the road switcher departs Waukegan beginning a days work.
The EJ&E duo beings to roll west again after holding for an inbound Metra to pass. Once clear, G35 will cross over to the left main to access the interchange with the Canadian National at Spauldin... (more)
EJ&E 670 runs solo on the L509 this morning.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2s take the "Spaulding Patrol" back to Bensenville.