Making way out of Joliet, a pair of deathstar SD70's lead L509 (Joliet-East Morris) north across the old EJ&E lift bridge, better known as Bridge 198. In the process, the train also makes its way ... (more)
After waiting an hour or so for the train to get on the move, the northbound signal finally dropped to red and the radio chatter began.
Nearly splitting the IC-era ABS signals in Clinton, the C... (more)
A duo of IC SD70s lead CN L509 south at Theodore St in Joliet.
A duo of IC SD70s lead CN L509 south through Plainfield.
The morning rain has finally subsided as loaded ore train U702 makes its way south on the CN owned Bessemer behind a trio of big EMD's. The trains slows as it pass through the Kremis control point... (more)
A late running L509 rolls southbound down the Illinois River line at Caton Farm Road on a cold sunny afternoon.
Power for the L509 stands by in Joliet Yard as the crew comes on duty to begin their work in the yard and depart for the trip down to Morris.
Approaching the River Sub in Plainfield, the Joliet-East Morris L509 crosses the Duper (better known as the DuPage River) with a pair of Illinois Central deathstars.
Illinois Central 1025 Leads the trio of Deathstar SD70 locomotives along with 2 CP SD9043Macs and a UP SD4093mac headed to Mayfield KY to be in the CP ACu program.
My friends and I had hoped to see M371, led by IC 1010, going south through Rantoul or Paxton, IL before the sun set. However, it wasn't until the south end of the siding at Onarga that we found ... (more)
A pair of now-gone NS SD70s lead NS 67X west through Pine Junction.
CN A451 is heading toward Durand on the Holly Subdivision with IC 1010 leading.
A trio of SD70's in the Illinois Central "Deathstar" scheme lead a southbound Bessemer ore train. The signals are green at Sandy Junction for a run over the high line towards Kremis for a recrew.
A duo of IC SD70s lead CN L509 south through Shorewood.