Yard is once again gone quiet as traffic volume is pretty low since the Lac Mégantic disaster... Loco numbers are CMQ 2003 2004 and CEFX 2039
Rio Grande SW1200 No. 132 kicks up a little dust while shoving a cut of cars at Roper Yard on April 28, 1995. The 132 was built for the D&RGW by EMD in Dec. 1964 and wrecked on April 24, 1996 at R... (more)
Yard has gone quiet on thanksgiving; a trio of GP20D sit silent. Visible on the right is MMA 8583, the loco that was left abandonned on the Stanbridge sub. It was heavilly vandalized before being ... (more)
Bessemer 878 switches out the south yard in Joliet.
A former IC geep switches out the south yard in Joliet.
GTW GP9R switches the south end of Homewood Yard.
A pair of SOO MP15s switch the north end of Nahant Yard. Not many of these old veterans are left active on the CP roster!
A pair of old BN veterans take a brief break while switching cars at their former owner's Western Avenue yard.
A pair of BNSF geeps pull up to LaVergne for headroom.
A IHB slug set works the east end of Blue Island yard.
A pair of BNSF geeps go about their switching at West Eola. The CB&Q signals here are among the last remaining on the racetrack, and preliminary work to replace them has begun.
A leased CITX geep bring a cut of autoracks out of the west end of Gibson Yard for headroom.
CP GP40 4620 backs onto DM&E 3830 in Franklin Park. 3830 didn't have a crew, so rather than send another crew out they sent another unit to retrieve it and its train and shove them back into the y... (more)
A pair of recently reactivated SOO MP15s do some switching at Nahant Yard. These had been in storage here for several years. Good to see them in action!