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.
EJ&E 670 takes Metra 119 and a decent size local through the small town of Monee.
Sitting on the West Freight Lead, a CN Schiller transfer sits with 2 orange 38's on a starry evening in Chicago.
The Waukegan local pulls on a cut of tank cars.
EJ&E 657 rolls north into the setting sun.
Perhaps there was a reason the "J" would use 4 axle power on this job?
For a brief period of time, the Union Railroad rostered a handful of ex-B&LE SD38-2's. They retained their Bessemer colors but were given new numbers and URR logos.
Thunderstorms are in full swing toward Lake Michigan as a pair of J units works another cut of cars just south of Markham Yard.
Open doors and windows is the only way to cool off on this J-Ball as temps soar into the 90's. A nice pair of J units works a cut of double stacks as storms begin building in the distance.
IAIS 157 waits for the 09:24 Metra to leave town, before proceeding east.
Looks like only one leaning telegraph pole remains in Mentone, IN as NS track geometry train 906 eases through town on the ex-NKP Chicago district.
The devil unit EJE 666 works the south lead job on a hot afternoon.
One of two remaining J-Ball locomotives on the CN roster works the south lead job with EJE 664 on a hot day while clouds build into thunderstorms that affect the area later in the afternoon.