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”.
After pulling out for headroom, the last J GP38-2 and a CN/GTW GP9R shove back into Markham Yard, passing under the Illinois Central signal bridge. It sure was nice to see the big J-Ball on the no... (more)
A bit far East, the EJE 703 is worked by Engineer Steve Manta on his regular Battle Creek Yard job during a February snow. The head end is stretched out of the East Yard and down the East Thoroug... (more)
Morning breaks on the Kirk Yard Pitt. EJE 703 has the spotlight as she is serviced and inspected on the inbound track.
EJ&E GP38-2 703 sits in the south yard at Joliet.
Former "J" unit switches the CN yard with the conductor riding on the front step.
EJE 703 as seen from Ashland Ave is waiting for the next assignment at the laundry building.
Back when things were good, the freshly shopped 703 rests in what used to be her normal spot in Waukegan.
The 703 leads a lengthy cut of cars out of Kirk Yard.
EJ&E 703 (one of the last two remaining J-Balls and the last GP38-2 on the roster) splits the signals at Kirk Yard Junction, passing the tower with a pull down job.
EJ&E 703, the last EMD GP38-2 on the roster, brings a train into the yard, that originated on the Romeoville Branch, AKA "The Bug Line." Bridge 198 is in the background.
EJE 703 along with 657 await there next job. As IC 1010 will be on its way to Eola.