It's a frigged New Years morning with temps around zero but the EJE 671 has no problem working in the cold on the trim job just south of Markham Yard.
The westbound Blue Island - Council Bluffs road freight prepares to depart in the twilight hour.
EJ&E 662 leads the Smurfit Stone job through Joliet, headed east, shortly after crossing the Rock.
Birds of a feather, the last two remaining J-Balls in service
On a very foggy night, a the CN local for Bridgeport is seen here waiting for the signal at Le Moyne. This shot was taken off the I-55 on-ramp at Cicero Ave.
EJ&E 662 pushes one car back into the yard. 662 is one of the two remaining J-Balls in service, along with 703. Both are really getting their work in around Joliet.
SD38-2 157 and GP38-2 get Sunday afternoon off waiting for their next assignment.
EJ&E's devil unit switches the south end of Homewood Yard.
Sunday morning limestone train.
The EJ&E 671 on the north end of the yard as the sun starts to rise
EJ&E 670 and IC 3133 thunder east out of Joliet, with the L516.
EJ&E 657 is in charge of eastbound, BN ore loads. The trailing units are two IC SD70's and a CN ES44DC. Sounded quite nice, going up the hill.
DMIR 211,407,222 head south with loads for the Duluth dock at Keenan.