After yarding Z195, the Vet Set is staged to be sent out on Z 194 later in the afternoon. As it sits for a few hours Woodcrest Mechanical inspect the engines.
A matching pair of CN GP40-2LW's work autoracks at the north end of Markham Yard. While I've always preferred the zebra stripe paint scheme that these units had for many years, I have to admit tha... (more)
Another day, another pair of J SD38-2's. This time they're not on home rails, but it's close enough. 665 and 661 pull on a cut of cars at the north end of Markham Yard. Good to see 665 back in Chi... (more)
ICG SD40R 6055, former GM&O SD40 906.
A pair of Grand Trunk Western Geeps work the north end of Markham Yard on a cold and cloudy morning. Despite this being a former IC yard, a pair of GTW blues still made for a great sight.
A pair of Grand Trunk GP9R's sit crewless at the north end of Markham Yard, tied onto a string of autoracks. A pretty wild catch for 2019!
Catching two GTW painted locomotives has been relatively easy around Chicagoland lately, with many GP38-2's assigned to the area. However, catching a pair of GP9R's in GTW paint is a difficult fea... (more)
L536 and its trio of IC SD70's creep down to Homewood, where the crew has some switching to perform, before making way to Kirk Yard.
CN 5484 checks its reflection as it leads an inspection train past the Metra station in East Hazel Crest.
EJ&E 674 waiting it out at the laundry building in East Hazle Crest.
A classic set of former Illinois Central Gulf highliners heads south, slowing for the station stop at Hazel Crest.