L521 heads west into Joliet with the usual Illinois Central set. Today, two Tennessee Southern Geeps were in tow, bound for Motive Power Resources (MPR) in Minooka, IL.
IC SD40-3 6252 leads ore loads north past a remaining DMIR searchlight at Fayal, just east of the DWP diamond at Ramshaw. As of September of 2019, C40-8s now rule the ore trains on the Two Harbors... (more)
IC 1036 leads CN L509 south by Caton Farm on the River Line.
IC SD70 1018 leads CN L515 south through Flossmoor.
After my time machine ride back to the late 90s, a southbound freight to Centralia rips on em’ out of Champaign. Leading the way is a nice trio of IC SD70s, numbers 1003, 1032, and 1036.
The Flat Rock to Oakwood Yard transfer job is returning south on the Dearborn Subdivision as they pass over the diamond at Penford.
A duo of IC SD70s lead CN L509 past the historic EJ&E depot in Plainfield.
IC SD40-3 6251 holds at Collingwood, awaiting signal indication up Proctor Hill.
In the cavernous confines of Canadian National's Woodcrest Shops, Illinois Central SD70 1017 blends in with the interior darkness of the truck and traction motor department. Built by EMD in Octob... (more)
CN 323 is back from Vermont with IC 2459 & CN 2544 for power and only 27 cars as it approaches Turcot Ouest.
IC 6251 departs the dock in Duluth with ore empties.
Northbound limestone loads round the curve at Saginaw with an Illinois Central deathstar SD40 in charge.
On a sunny morning, IC 6251 leads Fairlane ore loads to Proctor.
IC 6252 departs out of Proctor with northbound limestone loads.
Ore empties await signal indication at Collingwood with a nice EMD lash-up. Leading the way is IC 6251, the last deathstar SD40-3 to still wear the original white frame stripe.