On a nice afternoon, IC GP40R 3107 and GTW GP38-2 5856 are in charge of L501 as they switch out EMCO Chemical Distributors Inc in North Chicago. This portion of the old EJ&E sees this train twice ... (more)
The Joliet to Waukegan round turn is tied up for the day after switching out local customers. It will return to Joliet the following day after more switching on this ex-EJ&E main line.
Catching CN's Waukegan local can be a challenge, except when left on a siding for the night! This ex-EJ&E main line from Joliet once saw regular traffic including coal trains servicing Midwest Gen... (more)
Contained banks of batteries for switching industrial sidings without overhead.
The Waukegan local pulls on a cut of tank cars.
Perhaps there was a reason the "J" would use 4 axle power on this job?
As we all know, newer isn't always better. The concrete whistle post that was here was replaced by the cheap fence post.
The 703 has made it back home, here she switches an industry on her way into Waukegan.
With the empty already placed on the main, the 703 chugs up the grade after spotting a delivery.
UP 3985 blasts through the northern suburbs of Chicagoland, returning from Milwaukee alongside US 41.
Local firefighters train as the EJ&E local slides by in the background.
Ready to go "east" from North Chicago to Mundelein.
The special heads through North Chicago on its trip down the J to Gary, IN.