IC 2460 and a Citirail 1307 back down the yard to tie down
CSX 1542 comes into the yard on a fogy afternoon
Two former C&O now CSXT locomotives sit tied down for the weekend, the 1500 and the 1518, these 4-axle turbocharged GP15Ts were built between 1982 and 1983 with Dynamic braking, The Chessie System... (more)
The 665 idles on the south end of the yard on a very cold sunny morning
Icicles hang off the number board of the 665 as the temperature got down to the single digits this morning
CN 5690 sits tied down while EJ&E 665 is good for 6. The sign on the right reads Begin Leighton Sub End Matteson Sub MP 0
EJ&E 665 heads down North 17 on the south end of the Joliet Yard with a cut of cars, on this bright and sunny day. You wouldn't know from the photo that the day started off with 4 below zero tempe... (more)
On the east side of Joliet around the turn of the century, and in the heyday of railroads, there were four rail yards within one mile of each other.
The Elgin Joliet & Eastern, The Michigan Centr... (more)
GTW 5941 (ex-KCS)comes out of North 18 with another set of cars.
On the side, next to the GTW it says it's owned by Alstom.
Early photos show it use to have CN painted on the side, you can see w... (more)
CN 5511 and 5557 both SD 60Fs with the four-piece windshields are paired up working the south yard
As the sun rises on a cold and frosty morning at the CN Yard a Kansas City Southern Locomotive that showed up the day before now sits tied down in the North Yard
77 years and still doing it's job
After 63 years of millions of tons of freight and the constant temperature changes, (as the ice crystals form on the rail) I suppose a little wear would be expected on these rails.
BNSF 5318 heads out of Joliet
An Early morning Southbound BNSF 719 with the old Sante Fe Warbonnet theme is giving her all shes got as it's about to pass by a Northbound CN 2401 heading for the yard while they have a small win... (more)