446 sits tight for a couple minutes, awaiting the signal from the Calumet Tower operator. She's held up pretty well, considering the fact that she's been around since 1968!
The Whiting Job continues its short journey, passing through East Chicago.
As the Kirk Yard tower looms in the distance, the last remaining EJ&E switcher thunders west.
The "Top Bananna" makes for a nice sight, splitting the signals at Kirk Yard Junction, headed for Whiting.
The sun is finally starting to set after the thermometer hit 101 today, as the crew of the EJ&E 671 finished up their local job at Smurfit and now get a brief moment to rest on their short 5 mile ... (more)
Back when things were good, the freshly shopped 703 rests in what used to be her normal spot in Waukegan.
In the golden hour, EJ&E 671 heads north through Crest Hill. With heat indexes peaking 110, a 25 MPH heat restriction was enforced on the entire line today.
EJ&E 671 has received the signal and is heading north out of Joliet, the rear of its train about to clear "Ruff" in the background.
EJ&E SD38-2 671 leads a Eola-bound local north through Crest Hill. Nice reminder of the good old days here!
A date with the Devil, EJE 666 drills a cut of cars in Joliet yard on a beautiful June morning as a eastbound manifest waits to depart on the right.
A date with the Devil, EJE 666 drills a cut of cars in Joliet yard on a beautiful June morning.
Pulling out another long cut.
In what may be the last photo of a J engine, or at least the #666 under the "EJE" banner, the #666 drills the yard in sweet early morning light. This morning the EJE was officially merged into the... (more)
Right after reading an article in the July Trains Magazine today about Bryon Hill, WI with a photo of the EJ&E 666,
The 666 makes an appearance at the Joliet Yard.
The EJ&E 531 caboose at her final resting place, The Park Forest, IL Rail Park.
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