Deadline at the former Illinois Central Markham Yard
The late evening sun casts a warm glow on a collection of goodies at CN's Woodcrest Shops. We have a GMD GMD1u, a CN GP9RM, a CN GP38-2W and a BLE tunnel motor altogether. It's no surprise seeing ... (more)
EJE 674 leads an interesting all EMD consist out of Markham Yard on the L515.
A well worn GTW GP38-2 waits for its next assignment at Markham Yard.
As the shadows draw long on this beautiful afternoon, an interesting duo of locomotives works the south end of Markham Yard.
High above downtown Homewood, GTW 5847 and EJE 657 works a pull down job out of Markham Yard as the rebuilding of the Amtrak station continues.
About the only place to find any variety these days is on the CN with a good selection of predecessor roads still on the roster. Here GTW 5847 and EJE 657 roll back into the yard prior to them bei... (more)
EJE 659 stands by with no where to go waiting for the next assignment.
CN 3135 pulls slightly ahead as it races another train out of Markham Yard.
IC 1035, 1000, and 1020 roll back into Markham Yard to retrieve their train before departing for Gary Indiana.
Retired IC 8404 and caboose are now located at their new spot after being moved to make way for a new parking lot which is part of a total rebuild project of the Amtrak platform in Homewood.
An birds eye look at Markham Yard in Homewood Illinois on a nice crisp winter morning. Perfect morning for flying and even the air is clear enough to see the city in the distance.
Illinois Central SD40-2, 6030-6033 bought new by Illinois Central Gulf.
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio F3A 807B, Burlington Northern F7A 634 in former Great Northern Big Sky Blue colors, GM&O F3A 805A and GM&O SD40 905 at ICG Homewood yard. Photo from my collection, no photograp... (more)