CN 2549 heads though the EJ&E Western Subdivision on another CN reroute
EJ&E 662, 650 & 654 roars past Turner
CN MoW truck checks the track alignment as they prepare for the increase rail traffic to begin soon on EJ&E Eastern Subdivision.
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery is the only site in Illinois where five species of birds, one of which is state endangered, nests, and a great place to watch the endangered EJ&E orange SD38-2's fly-by,... (more)
EJ&E 302 & 445 with a lot of steel mill grime work the south end of the yard
EJ&E 322 & 316 struggle up the hill on the Eastern Subdivision as they head east with a track warrant from the CN RTC (Rail Traffic Controller) No longer the EJ&E dispatcher....
EJ&E 665, 666 & 668 &300 head out of Joliet for Gary, the 300 has left Joliet for the last time, as the equipment move begins. with one more day left for the "J"
As the transition begins with CN, so does what you see on the EJ&E Eastern Subdivision, as BNSF 5827, 9490 and 6102 trailing in DPU heads to Griffith IN.
EJ&E 674 & 654 prepare to head to the pit, on the last day of J
EJ&E 672 & 673 head east out of Joliet, on the last day of the "J" at midnight the EJ&E becomes another Fallen Flag.
This maybe the last State Line Coal Train taken out of Joliet by the "J" before CN takes over which could be finalized as early as Friday, January 23. EJ&E 675, 670 & 663 on the Eastern Subdivisio... (more)
EJ&E 301 & 406 at the yard
EJ&E 312 & 322 pull out of the siding at Smurfit-Stone
The sun came out just in time to catch the UP 5694 leading a coal train out of Joliet on the EJ&E Eastern Sub.
Its the last day of the year, sunny blue skies and the EJ&E 665 leading the State Line Coal Train out of Joliet, What more do you need to end the year? Maybe the CN deal to get appealed?