With a severe thunderstorm looming in the background, three IC “Deathstar” SD70s fly north on home rails, seen here passing the old IC steam coaling towers in Gilman.
A wide assortment of power, from fallen flags to leasers, cruise north into Monee, seen here from the Reservoir. Todays Mid-America train has three IC SD70s up front.
A pair of IC SD70s soldier on waiting at the south end of Neoga siding for northbound Amtrak 390, Saluki, and northbound counterpart A407 to pass before continuing to Effingham, IL.
A pair of Illinois Central SD70's are in charge of CN local L572 as it heads south down the Dearborn Sub through Allen Park, Michigan. The Dearborn Sub is home to the concrete catenary arches that... (more)
IC 1027 leads CN L515 West through Ivanhoe.
CN train L572 (Flat Rock, MI - Detriot, MI turn) crosses over Sibley Road with a duo of ex Illinois Central EMD SD70s leading a train of auto parts boxcars.
A trio of Illinois Central SD70's are working hard pulling a loaded iron ore train up the grade out of Conneaut, Ohio. The train catches a quick sliver of sunlight as the head end crosses Furnace ... (more)
The crew on the L509 is getting ready for the run to Morris as UP coal train power stands by in the distance. Looks like the same disgruntled employee tagged the UP 2657, "UP Loves Layoffs" as thi... (more)
The Chicagoland area is still the place to go to see a number of IC SD70's still in service.
A pair of IC SD70's rest in the former EJ&E Joliet Yard waiting for the next assignment on a nice summer morning. This yard looks more like a ghost town most of the time with not much going on mos... (more)
Three IC "deathstar" SD70's rest in the yard on this nice summer afternoon. On this day, six black IC SD70's were assigned to the yard.
Paul Meyer photo.
IC 1027 leads another big consist West through Ivanhoe on CN L515.