EJ&E 665 and IC 9635 pull out of Markham Yard, with the Markham Local. The pair would bring their train to Matteson and tie down for the rest of the day.
One of the better Missabe consists this year and maybe the last time the #674 was photographed in Missabe country. The next day she was shipped south for who knows what.
Taking on the appearance of Chicagoland, thanks to the presence of a pair of former Elgin Joliet & Eastern SD38-2s, is Council Bluffs, Iowa. The two diesels are now owned by Canadian National, bu... (more)
Who could have imagined two EJ&E engines making a set-out at Dyersville? After setting-out one car of lumber, the local heads west down the spur track. The crew will head west down the main, thr... (more)
The CN Dubuque west local heads west past the Blood Plant. First stop is at Peosta, IA and then on to Dyersville, IA to drop off a load of lumber and work the ethanol plant. Then its westward to... (more)
Running as the Phoenix Local, the 659 highballs towards Smurfit Stone.
EJ&E 661 and 672 head south down the River Line.
The oil local brings a good portion of its train out of Seneca Petroleum. The pair of EJ&E's would then reverse, to pick up the rest of their train on the main. From there, they would proceed to F... (more)
With a longer train than usual, the oil local thunders towards downtown Lemont, behind a pair of those wonderful, orange SD38-2's.
The Champaign, IL, to Mattoon, IL, local rolls south thru Tuscola with a pair of EJ&E units and around 40 cars. The train has just crossed over the UP/CSX tracks here at Tuscola. Tuscola is locate... (more)
EJ&E 670 and EJ&E 669 prepare to drop their cars off in the Lambert siding.
On a beautiful, sunny morning, the Millsdale oil local hightails it back north to Glenn Yard, powered by a classic pair of EJ&E SD38-2's.
Having been assigned to Markham Yard, in Homewood, for the past few months, 672 is back home in Joliet, switching out the east end.
EJ&E 658 brings the JSW1 into the Joliet Yard, as it has done many times in the past.