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.
Uncommon EJ&E GP38-2 unit 704 hustles westward with a mixed freight on the Porter Line in 1977.
Just like the days of ole', EJ&E 667 leads a short L528 south through the curve between Normantown and Field, headed back to Joliet after a days work in West Chicago and Aurora. The unit retains i... (more)
An EMD NW2 of 1949 vintage is working at the "J" yard just south of the refinery in 1980. The Plymouth is a 1978 model.
EJ&E 667 spends the night tied down in Plainfield.
EJ&E GP38-2 #703 is seen here resting at CN's Harrison Yard in Memphis, TN. PHOTO TAKEN WITH PERMISSION
Nice when mergers don’t involve immediate repainting or worse yet butchering the original paint job. This unit is idling on a slow day and it’s great to see something “exotic”.
EJ&E SD38-2 660 leads the Walker local south past Liberty St in Aurora.