Back in the 60's we brought this business car up from Milwaukee on train 63. It sat at Portage a few days before 95 took it west to the Dells. When they got there they ran around it and shoved it ... (more)
This impressive machine was an Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Baldwin DT-6-6-20 transfer unit re-engined by EMD with new prime movers and EMD switcher hoods. It was making up a train at the EJ&E's East J... (more)
One of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern's massive Baldwin transfer units, now re-engined by EMD, rattles across the GTW diamond at Griffith, IN, with an eastbound train.
A pair of SD38s bracket a Dash-2 model as the trio of six-axles awaits their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
As seen from the center of the turntable, both switchers and road power are seen awaiting outside the EJ&E's Joliet roundhouse. Tom Golden photo.
EJE 659 takes headroom out of Glenn Yard at 47 Crossover. More than 9 years into the CN takeover, the classic orange SD38-2's are still making daily appearances around the Chicagoland area.
EJ&E 669 and GTW 4909 make for a great lash-up as they lead L515 under the Illinois Central era signal bridge in Homewood.
Just after midnight, EJ&E SD38-2 659 leads the oil local south through Lockport.
EJ&E SD9 600 leads coal hoppers east to Kirk Yard in March of 1979.
A four-pack of EJ&E six-axle EMDs is seen bringing a manifest freight around the curve at Griffith. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of EJ&E six-axle EMDs is seen bringing an empty Burlington Northern coal train west from State Line Generating Plant past the Falstaff grain elevators. Tom Golden photo.
In a scene that is only a memory, the engineer on EJ&E 668 is seen grabbing his train orders while moving at track speed across the diamonds in Griffith. Tom Golden photo.
The afternoon Byron Hill shover power, 5000 HP of the EMD variety and 1 of the actual Horse variety, run down the hill back toward Shops Yard in North Fond du Lac to await their next assignment.
A single EJ&E SD38 and caboose are awaiting a signal so they can proceed onto the mainline in Griffith. Tom Golden photo.
With a construction worker from a nearby jobsite protecting the crossing, EJ&E 650 is seen moving engine lite across Broad Street. Tom Golden photo.