A rather unusual leader for CN L536, CN SD40-2W 5331 leads its train South onto the connection at Matteson.
The CN L536 turns the corner off the Mainline of Mid-America and onto the Matteson Sub toward Kirk Yard.
IC SD70 1022 leads CN L536 South through Matteson.
IC 1022 leads four other units on the L515 as it exits the Mainline of Mid-America on its trip to Kirk Yard in Gary Indiana.
IC 1000, 1029, 3138 and 3108 lead Glenn-Kirk L536 around the curve in Matteson, exiting the Chicago Sub and approaching the Matteson Sub. The two trailing GP40R's spent quite some time assigned to... (more)
Q118 takes to the Matteson connection, with the Grand Trunk heritage unit leading the way. Enroute from Vancouver, the train is about 6 miles from its destination of Moyers' Intermodal Terminal in... (more)
Making the transition from the CN Chicago Sub to the Matteson Sub, Q116 makes way for Flint, MI with a pair of IC deathstar SD70's. We're used to seeing IC SD70's in local service around the Chica... (more)
CN L521 (Kirk-Joliet) heads west through CP Lowe in Matteson, IL. GTW GP38-2 #4930 is in charge, still wearing its classic paint. Normally, this train is dominated by IC SD70's, so this was a diff... (more)
IC SD70 1010 leads CN L515 South through Matteson.
An hour after sunrise, CN U757 makes its way off the Chicago Sub and onto the Swede connection that leads to the Matteson Sub. A pair of KCS motors have the honors this morning, the leader being K... (more)
As the sun just begins to peak over the horizon, U757 begins to loop around it’s train as it takes the loop connection off the CN Chicago Subdivision at Swede and onto the Leithton Subdivision a... (more)
IC 1038 leads the L536 through Matteson as it begins to depart the Mainline of Mid-America on their trip to Kirk Yard.
Now on the move after the L515 has cleared up with just a pair of IC SD70's today on the L536. The Chicagoland area is the place to see IC SD70's for the time being running on the various locals.
IC 1002 leads the L515 through suburban Matteson as the L536 with IC 1028 holds in the distance.
Running NS style, CN 5682 leads the L536 through Matteson on the trip to Kirk Yard.