A birds eye view of the L515 with an interesting collection of power rolling through south suburban Homewood on the first day of spring 2022.
The GTW heritage engine leads CN train M337 by the ICG Switch Tower in Homewood.
An interesting Safety Inspection Car was spotted in Canadian National's Woodcrest Shops. This car appears to be similar to the Tetra Tech RailAI autonomous track assessment car (TETX 001), for wh... (more)
Tucked inside the Canadian National’s Woodcrest Locomotive Shop and receiving some care is Illinois Central GP38-2 9561. Built by EMD in April 1972, this engine was originally Gulf Mobile & Ohi... (more)
Former WC SW1500 1552 sits in storage at Homewood.
IC 1010 and 5 other units rolls back into Markham Yard to retrieve their train before departing for Kirk Yard.
Buried deep in the Canadian National's Woodcrest Shops (in Homewood, Illinois) is Illinois Central SW14 1495, wearing the markings of parent company Canadian National. This switcher was built by E... (more)
Canadian National Railway Dash 9-44CW 2648 and SD75I 5648 are seen from inside the railway’s Woodcrest Locomotive Shop. (Homewood, Illinois – September 26, 2021). Photographed on railroad... (more)
Canadian National (Illinois Central) business car IC 800413 Great Lakes is one of seven CN/IC business cars undergoing work at CN’s Woodcrest Locomotive Shops. This car, built by Pullman... (more)
Awaiting its turn getting serviced at Canadian National’s Woodcrest Locomotive Shop is CN ES44AC 3852, built in 2019 by General Electric. (Homewood, Illinois – September 24, 2021) Photogr... (more)
Awaiting the call to their next assignment at Canadian National’s Woodcrest Locomotive Shop are Illinois Central SD70 1034 and CN ES44AC 2881. (Woodcrest used to be an IC facility before CN acq... (more)
Looking right at home, IC 1018, 1024 and UP 1657 makes up the days L515 as it departs Markham Yard on the Mainline of Mid-America.
2 IC SD70s lead a Southbound CN train at Homewood, bound for Kirk Yard in Gary IN.
The Ugly Duckling seems to stick out of this crowd. The IC 2457 is among a crowd of locomotives stashed out the back door of Woodcrest. In the background is Markham A yard.