EJ&E 670 is running long hood forward with a local as it winds through the snowy countryside near Peosta.
Homewood Rail Heritage Day was EJ&E Rail Heritage Day this year. EJ&E 670, the premiere attraction of the day, backs into Homewood Yard after being on display for the day, while 672 switches in th... (more)
The line of equipment from this year's Homewood Railroad Days heads back into the yard. The equipment this year was EJ&E SD38-2 670, IC SD40-2 6132, CN E9(A) 102 and two CN business cars.
The Dubuque local comes off the bridge from Illinois with J power on the point.
I like this spot and it's only 30 miles drive.
It took most of the day and hundreds of miles to finally catch up to this train. Unfortunately they had already tied the train down for the end of the day by the time I arrived. The day was not ... (more)
EJ&E 670 leads the eastbound loaded State Line coal train through Crest Hill, nearing CTC Turner.
A lone J SD38-2 rounds up a couple dozen empty coke cars along the steel mills of East Chicago and high balls back to Kirk in the late afternoon light.
Five engines (three J SD38-2's and two of the three leased HLCX units) head light, eastbound towards the Joliet Yard.
The crew of EJ&E 670 gets back on after uncoupling from the rest of the train. It will head to the West Bridge Junction, cross over and return light to Joliet Yard.
670, 664 and 660 lead the State Line coal train through Crest Hill, headed east towards Joliet Yard. From there, it will jump onto the Eastern Subdivision, for the run to the State Line Power Plan... (more)