Indiana Harbor Belt’s BP4 notches up through Blue Island Junction with IHB 3861 in the lead. The 3861 is rumored to be getting retired sometime in the near future.
CN SD38-2 1653 and GP38-2 7503 idle on the west side of the diesel shop in Edmonton awaiting some attention.
CN SD38-2 1652 and SD60 5472 head to grab another cut of cars in the old hump yard in Edmonton's massive Walker Yard.
A pair of CN's Walker Yard jobs pass each other in the old hump yard.
A Chicago & Illinois Midland freight curves through downtown Pekin, Illinois, on February 17, 1991. Lead locomotive on the train—C&IM EMD SD38-2 No. 72—is about to pass over Illinois State Route 9... (more)
Giving a roll-by to a passing taconite train with a little steam cleaning thrown in for good measure.
BLE 866 still sporting the original Bessemer orange leads a lengthy pulldown job out of Kirk Yard in perfect afternoon light. The Kirk Yard hump tower can be seen in the background.
EJ&E 665 switches out Rowell chemical in Willow Springs.
It’s about 1:15am as the Millsdale Oil Local just finished It’s work at Olin in Lemont, minutes later seen here blaring through Downtown Lockport with its original EJ&E Leslie RS3L horn.
EJE 674 leads an interesting all EMD consist out of Markham Yard on the L515.
The clock strikes midnight as CN’s Millsdale Oil Local (CN L545) works Olin in Lemont, with a classic EJ&E SD38-2 leading.
Local job on the old "J" brings a cut back to Griffith Yard from the NS at Van Loon.
Originally BLE, rare beast to find. Reported now stored. Looks like the “kid in tennis shoes” as somebody described the EMD six-axle -2 locomotives. Photo by Mike Wikman, local railfan hero.
UP 695 (GP38-2) and other power are on stand-down at the Union Pacific's North Yard until some maintenance is completed on one of the switches in the ladder.