Working the auto racks at West Chicago.
Empties off of the EJ&E arrive in the yard. Unpatched SP unit trails.
A massive SD70 eclipses the tower as it crosses the J
This was an excellent way to start off the trip! EJ&E 663/675 idle in the background while the UYMPWC crosses the diamond before it.
A former CNW unit leads a westbound train past the EJ&E JB Tower.
A wide view of the interlocking as a Metra train heads West.
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)