The conductor stands on the rear of ex CNW 8816 while it makes it's back up move into the J's siding at Hawthorne Lane.
Running light past JB tower on a return trip back to Joliet.
This was a good way to start the trip off. UP Ethanol train gains speed as it crosses Turner.
EJ&E 663 and 675 have cleared the diamonds at West Chicago, as the engineer hammers the throttle, bound for Joliet.
JB tower fills the gap between two SD40-2s as they pull a manifest train West.
A SD90 brings up the rear of this coal train as it trundles past the JB tower.
A loaded coal train waits for signal indication to head east.
I heard this goofy little train all day on the scanner. Its a self-propelled rail crane, a gondola containing a turnout, a flat car of ties and this MOW caboose. But you got to hand it to 'the J,'... (more)
Very interesting consist featuring non-typical units on the Geneva Sub.
Outbound Metra on main 3 between two black cars.
Once common place in countless interlockings across America; JB's operator gives a friendly wave to the crew on a passing coal train
A very special MCBPR runs under speed even with clear signals all the way through Turner Junction. Two C40-8's and a very very rare Cotton Belt GP60!!! SSW 9647. I like'd seeing all the heritage u... (more)