Sitting in Canadian National Railways' Kirk Yard, Elgin Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 668, one of at least five EJ&E SD38-2s to get repainted in CN paint (at this date). This was the last SD38-2 built ... (more)
Elgin Joliet and Eastern SD38-2 668 in Bicentennial paint at Joliet IL January 1976. Built in November 1975, this unit was delivered from EMD in white paint and the red and blue were added by the ... (more)
Three J SD38s lead State Line loads east through New Lenox.
In a scene that is only a memory, the engineer on EJ&E 668 is seen grabbing his train orders while moving at track speed across the diamonds in Griffith. Tom Golden photo.
EJ&E's Bicentennial contribution is gleaming in the summer sun while on display at a U.S. Steel open house in Gary. Notice the white-painted air hoses on the unit.
Tom Golden photo.
The first EJ&E SD38-2 to be repainted in CN colors rests at Joliet on a beautiful morning. I must say it looks sharp in fresh CN paint however the paint booth missed a few spots of EJ&E orange on ... (more)
A 272 axle JSW1, the longest I've ever seen on the River Line, nears the end of its journey. 668 is currently the only repainted EJ&E so far.
Scene 3 of 3 of the chase of 3.Three EJ&E's run the Night Flyer east in the early January morning.
Almost one year ago to the day, the CN officially took over the EJ&E. Who would think from one year ago that the EJ&E would still be running solid EJ&E orange consists. Colin Mucha gets hit shot, ... (more)
The Waukegan Switcher runs light though Rondout enroute to Sutton. Rather disappointing seeing the rusty rail on the wye.
A slight smoky haze hangs in the air inside the shop after EJE 668 is brought in for wheel work.
The shop has a smokey haze from the 668 shortley after beening brought in for wheel work.