The Long West job is setting out cars for the CP at Rondout. The crew is in the process of spinning the power. This job is normally here at night but is running late today allowing daylight shots ... (more)
After an inch overnight, a light rain still falls as the 703 pulls loads across the Metra diamonds.
The 703 safely exits Peter Baker's facility. With all the wheel loaders and trucks, the EJ&E geep gets little respect.
Not quite street running, the 300 delivers loads inside Peter Baker's facility, not a common move as the private track mobile normally does the shuttling. You can see the piles come right up to th... (more)
A cut of cars about to be delivered to "Baker".
The Waukegan local arrives at Rondout. The relatively fresh paint looks ok, I would still rather see it in a nice shade of brown though.
The west end road freight makes its delivery to the CP.
Crossing over from 1 to 2 to get on the Fox Lake sub.
One of the "Big" Metra units drags 4 cars out to Fox Lake.
A Metra train from Fox Lake swings onto the Canadian Pacific at Rondout.
The 310 worked as a temp replacement for the 703. The nose strobe is recent addition.
The EJ&E's west end road train gets put away after they deliver one car to the CP.
The crew wyes the power, riding on the C&M sub for a very short distance.
What a Metra DPU? Not really, the 416 had a mechanical failure so the 2129 pushes 2125's train out to Fox Lake.