Just Like Old Times. On a perfect afternoon in Joliet, a pair of EJ&E SD38-2's are in charge of train L521, a local freight from Kirk Yard in Gary, IN. EJ&E power rarely makes it to Joliet ... (more)
Class Dash 8-40BW, ATSF 500, gets a roll on it as it proceeds by Union Station at Joliet with an intermodal hotshot out of Corwith Yard, Chicago. Everything is better with a warbonnet on it!
Westbound Z train approaches the diamonds at Joliet, IL
ATSF 500, Santa Fe's first B40-8W, leads a GP60M and another GE on westbound Q-train passing under the large signal bridge near Joliet Union Station and tower. Trackage here is both Santa Fe and S... (more)
Iowa Interstate train BICB bound for Council Bluffs crawls through Downtown Joliet across Bridge 407 with the Rock Island heritage locomotive, IAIS 513 leading. This historic lift bridge over the ... (more)
ATSF 575 leading an eastbound Q train takes five at Joliet near Union Station while the Employee Passenger Special gets under way just ahead of it. Soon both trains will be headed for Corwith Yard... (more)
ATSF 104 & 105 slow to a stop at Joliet Union Station where they will uncouple from their train and run around to the rear for a return to Corwith, in Chicago. They are handling an employee passen... (more)
Doing its biyearly run down the New Rock sub, the CSX Geometry train crawls over Bridge 407 in downtown Joliet on a sunny Thursday afternoon.
Santa Fe employees and their families enjoy a day of train riding on the Santa Fe mainline between Joliet & the Chicago area. The train is about to depart Joliet for an eastward run. I believe the... (more)
Santa Fe employees and their families enjoy a day of train riding on the Santa Fe mainline between Joliet & the Chicago area. Here engines 105 & 104 are running around their special train and will... (more)
This was a special day for ATSF 104 as it was assigned to an employee appreciation passenger special making runs east from Joliet. Here it has arrived at Union Station, temporarily blocking Metra ... (more)
It must be an officer's special eastbound crossing the ATSF and GM&O.
A Santa Fe "quality" TOFC train rolls through Joliet led by a ATSF 574 and two more Superfleet GE's, along with a blue Dash 8-40B. The scheme certainly brightens up a rainy day!
KCS 5004 leads a manifest East through Joliet.
A well worn IC 1032 leads a local past Cherry Hill Road en-route to Westrock just east of this location for their work on this Labor Day 2023.