After picking up an empty coke train at the nearby Gary Works, EJ&E 669 and CN 5369 head into Kirk Yard. In the process, they pass by the classic roundhouse.
A good number of loaded coke cars are staged in IHB's Lakefront Yard, awaiting their turn to be dumped in Cleveland Cliff's Indiana Harbor plant as L512 (better known as the Lakefront Local) skirt... (more)
EJ&E SD38-2 669 shoves CN L516 towards the NS yard at Van Loon.
After leaving Kirk Yard and then working Van Loon along the way a couple of miles down the line, CN L516 makes its way west to it’s next spot which is Griffith Yard, with a decently sized train ... (more)
An EJ&E SD38, still in its bright orange paint, cruises south through downtown Lemont with CNs L535 in tow.
With EJE 669 and IC 1024 providing the power, L521 slows to a stop at Western Avenue in Park Forest. The 669 is usually confined to the limits of Kirk Yard, but it got an opportunity to stretch it... (more)
This is about as good as it gets on CN these days, at least around Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's find the sun as they shove a massive cut of cars into Kirk Yard. No CN... (more)
EJ&E 669 and GTW 4909 make for a great lash-up as they lead L515 under the Illinois Central era signal bridge in Homewood.
A CN yard job pulls out of Markham Yard for head room with a classic EJ&E SD38-2 on the point. I traveled from Windsor, Ontario and shooting an EJE was one of the things I had on my check list and... (more)
A pair of J SD38-2s shove over the Kankakee River bridge near downtown Kankakee.
EJE 669 leads a pull out job solo out of Markham Yard under the IC signal bridge
A CN yard job with an untouched EJE SD38-2 shoves a cut of cars back into Markham Yard. They pulled up under the old IC signal bridge for headroom. This was my first trip to Illinois and in one da... (more)
EJ&E SD38-2 669 sits in the south yard in Joliet.
EJ&E SD38-2 669 leads a cut of cars west into Pine Yard for interchange with the NS.
In nice lighting, EJ&E 669 looks right at home in the south yard in Joliet, performing switching duties.