Treasures Deep Inside Argo. The industries of Argo consist of some interesting types of motive power. Working Ingredion this morning is a pair of Railserve GP9u's. These units rarely, if ev... (more)
Not long after departing Glenn Yard, the R924 crew begins the afternoon's work at Argo, preparing to shove into Owens' Corning in Summit. EJE 703 and IC 9634 provide the power on this nice, sunny ... (more)
After working Owens' Corning, R924 crosses the diamonds with the Indiana Harbor Belt, slowly making its way deeper into the Argo industry world. EJE GP38-2 703, one of the last two J-Ball locomoti... (more)
The "Argo Job" shoves a string of covered hoppers to Owens' Corning in Summit. With a pair of Illinois Central GP40R's for power, they're seen passing the Holcim US Inc elevator.
IC 3108 and 3138, both GP40R's in deathstar paint, lead R924 by the Amtrak/Metra Station in Summit. The train is bound for the Argo industries not far ahead.
After working Owens' Corning, R924 heads deeper into the Argo industries with the delightful pair of Illinois Central GP40R's that's been floating around Glenn Yard for the last month. The train i... (more)
With the rear of the train about to finish passing under Route 171, the Argo Job is in the midst of its very short trip from Glenn Yard to the Argo industries.
Glenn Yard originated R924 brings a string of covered hoppers out of Owens Corning in Summit, IL. This local works numerous industries in and around Argo, giving it the "Argo Job" design... (more)
R924 heads west on the approach to Route 171 in Summit, shortly after departing Glenn Yard with a train bound for the industries around Argo. IC 3108 and 3138, both still wearing their classic dea... (more)
With 18" of fresh powder on the ground, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago SW1 #3 is seen heading west between I-55 and the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal. SW1 #3 w... (more)
Sun up on ARGO. IHB 4012 & 4010 wait for the crew to get paperwork.
Chicago Sanitary District #2 leads a cut of empties back to the plant as it follows along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
With the last Grand Trunk painted SD40-2 in the lead, the CN Argo Job heads down the Joilet Sub and crosses over a service road.
Shortly before 08:00, R923 returns to Glenn Yard from the Argo industries, passing the Summit Metra/Amtrak station. Glenn has been the go to spot for GT painted units lately. Today was no exceptio... (more)
Shortly after crossing the diamonds with the Indiana Harbor Belt at Argo/Canal, northbound R923 approaches Route 171 in Summit with a classic EJ&E/GTW lash-up.