Three blue/white leasers bring coal empties through Northtown.
A pair of leasers move onto the mainline and then disappear into the yard.
Profile shot of EMDX 9075 leading a westbound empty coal drag with a TFM SD70MAC into the yard...
EMD SD90MAC demonstrator 8204 basks in the sunshine at the General Motors Locomotive Group’s 75th Anniversary Open House. This locomotive would later become Railroad: General Motors Locomotive Group (EMDX)Locomotive: EMD SD90MACLocation: La Grange, Illinois, USALocomotive #: EMDX 8204Train ID: DisplayPhoto Date: September 21, 1997
GM 92, a one of a kind SD89MAC Demonstrator, sits outside the EMD shops on a crisp, clear, Spring afternoon.
2 GP38's come back from switching the Pepperidge Farm plant, just a half mile east
A mighty Oak(way) leads a loaded coal drag into the yard off the Hillsboro Sub. Neat to see the 'GM' still intact...
EMD 9010, BN 5525, BN 5536, and EMD 9084 are about to be ousted as kings of coal as the AC's are just beginning to arrive in force when this photo was taken.
One of the few left with a readable GM on the nose
Oakway 9075 leads the empty Clay Boswell coal drag south (RR east) on the Hillsboro Sub. Note that you can still see the "GM" on the lead unit's nose...
After switching crews in the yard, Oakway 9075 and TFM 1621 (about as far away from Mexico as she can get) head west (RR east) on the Hillsboro sub. I-29 is the overpass in the background.
I felt we needed a different shot from Joliet.
Loaded Unit Grain Train from CNIC at East Dubuque, IL - Kalama, WA. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)