Good old EJ&E 670 heading north to the Plainfield industries.
I've been waiting for something neat to shoot for my 3,000th photo. What better than a good old J-Ball SD38-2 thundering through Crest Hill?
Evening sunlight highlights UP's Will County empties, as they depart Turner, headed north to West Chicago and ultimately, the Powder River Basin.
Shortly after receiving a fresh crew at Turner, the M343 continues its trip north with a CN SD70M-2 and an SD75I.
Normally, the return trip of the L509 (River Line Job) occurs during the middle of the night, but on this sunny morning it's seen heading back to the East Joliet Yard at 10:45. IC 9619 and GTW 491... (more)
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.
In some early morning light, a UP stack train is approaching Turner at a fast pace.
EJ&E SD38-2 671 leads a Eola-bound local north through Crest Hill. Nice reminder of the good old days here!
GTW 5858 gets going at Turner, headed north to switch the industries in Plainfield.
A meet takes place at Turner, as the crew of northbound CN 2140 gives a rollby inspection to the passing southbound.
A very interesting meet takes place, just south of Turner as southbound Q198 slowly makes its way down Main 1 as L521 holds Main 2, waiting to head north. An EJ&E Caboose, #532, brings up the rear... (more)
M343 (Memphis, TN to Winnipeg, MB) thunders out of Turner with a good looking leader this evening!
After performing a rollby of the southbound in the distance, the conductor climbs back aboard his standard cab C40-8 at Turner.
A CN SD70M-2 and a C40-8 pass West Bridge Junction, headed south towards Markham with a stack train.
CN 8891 heads from 1 to 2 at Turner, splitting the signals with a northbound.