Louisville & Nashville GP7 391 heads up a short freight passing Thorton tower, south of Dolton, IL. The locomotive and the trackage are both former Chicago & Eastern Illinois property.
Two CSX motor lead a Indiana RR coal load headed for points south after just departing CSX's Barr Yard with the great fall colors. The CSX units were added to the train at Barr Yard and the INRR u... (more)
Dynamic Braked equipped units on the Mopac were rare. This group of SD40-2's were assigned to coal train service from the Rio Grande to points east on the Mopac. The 6000 number series was assig... (more)
Matched set of 4 GP50's rolls out of Yard Center for points south.
These units held this number series for a short time before being renumbered into the 4600 series to make room for more GP38-2's.
Ex Rock Island unit on point with DTI unit and a Grand Trunk caboose rounds out this mixed batch
Coming from Missouri Pacific Yard Center
Just another typical day at Thorton Jct.
One of the unique GE U boats with an EMD cab approaches the Grand Trunk crossing at Thorton Jct IL
New units in short lived Family Lines scheme roll a southbound freight out of Yard Center.
UP train MYCAS starts it journey to St Louis with foriegn power.
Southbound approaching GTW xing