The first CBBI of October roars as it climbs up Mokena Hill, with the usual pair of GEVOs for power. With the SD38-2s going into storage, and only about 5 known GP38s having PTC, and the COVID-19 ... (more)
IAIS 517 makes its first run on the east end of the system leading BICB
NS 9961 leads the SIBI with 1066 trailing
A CN barn smokes it up as it leads Q191 on the approach to CP Frank.
Fresh paint on the 208. The METX 208 leads a Saturday afternoon train towards Joliet. Here the train is passing the Ozinga spur as it makes its stop in Mokena's Hickory Creek station.
After pulling three empty cars, the Chicago Rail Link shoves one loaded centerbeam back into the lumber customer in Mokena, Illinois. Locomotives:CRL 4200 GP40-2WL
Iowa 510 leads BICB west past the Christmas tree in downtown Mokena.
Iowa 151, 516 and 711 smoke it up as they thunder up Mokena Hill.
Nickel Plate 765 wows a crowd of railfans as it blasts by the Mokena depot on the Joliet Rocket. She was doing about 65 miles an hour at this location.
Nickel Plate #765 leads the Joliet Rocket inbound to downtown Chicago as she speeds by the gathering of railfans and locals to watch her at Mokena, IL.
An outbound Metra commuter train from Chicago to Joliet approaches its station stop in Mokena.
Iowa 151 leads SIBI up the crest of the hill just east of downtown Mokena, smoking up a storm.
METX 184 leads one of the day's final outbounds through Mokena.
NKP 765 charges through Mokena with the "Joliet Rocket".
METX 410 leads the final run of the Joliet Rocket back to UD.