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)
J-Baaaaalin'. A rare (I'm told) daylight move by the EJE is seen here passing JB Tower. JB was busy today, about 5 mins later a work train would pass followed shortly after by a BNSF coal train.
Minutes after UP 1995 cleared, this Global 1 to 3 train came by.
An ACe smashes over the J
It would have been nice to have 1995 on point, but I'll take what I can get.
One of the geep 15s inherited from the MoPac crosses the J
I waited an hour watching UP trains go by hoping for a train on the J. And this is what I got.
A UP stack train heads west after departing Proviso passes under classic CNW signals.
Very very rare! Usually EJ&E tactonite trains run between Eola and Joliet and in the winter. This train ran in the summer, from Waukegan to Joliet!
A stack train cruises through the small snow storm at Turner Junction.