The "Oil Local" holds at Ohio Street in Joliet, waiting for a signal from UD Tower to head south. Southbound daylight runs of the L543 are uncommon, but crazy things happen when there's -20+ wind ... (more)
IC GP40R 3129 does its switching at Seneca/Oxbow before heading north. This unit has a L-shaped window on them left side!
IC GP40R 3129 leads the oil local north through Lemont. This unit has a L-shaped window on them left side!
L543 finishes up its switching duties in Lemont, before highballing north down the old GM&O.
After crossing over at Flagstone, the engineer has this little GP9R pulling for all its worth.
On a frosty morning, GTW 4620 builds air at the Seneca/Oxbow plant, before proceeding north.
#3018, the last active Wisconsin Central GP40 on the roster, teams up with EJ&E SD38-2 667 on the Oil Local this morning. These are the last two units I expected to see together, but the railroad ... (more)
EJ&E 674 is looking good in the early morning sunlight, as it departs Seneca/Oxbow.
On a sunny morning, EJ&E 674 leads a CN GP40-2LW out of Lemont.
Shortly after sunrise, the WC 3018 swings around the curve at Romeo, headed north to the Seneca oil refinery.
Thundering out of town, WC 3018 leads the charge! Through the years with CN, she shows some signs of age, but overall, her paint has held up very well.
Dodging shadows, WC 3018 and EJ&E 667 shove back to their train, after switching out Seneca/Oxbow.
The "Oil Local" shoves back to the siding at Lambert, before heading south to KA Steel in Lemont.
WC 3018 and EJ&E 667 perform their switching duties in Lemont, before continuing on to Glenn Yard.
On a beautiful fall morning, a Wisconsin Central GP40 and an Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 hustle back north to Glenn Yard, after switching out the Seneca/Oxbow chemical refinery.