Called the USX West, but running under the BNSF symbol, a US Steel empty is headed to Monett, MO for interchange to the Arkansas & Missouri RR. My notes show the ultimate destination as Consolida... (more)
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's are working an afternoon pulldown job at Kirk Yard. 664 was recently released from the paint shop in CN colors, so catching this orange duo was quite nice. Out of the 20 EJ... (more)
As an EJ&E SD38-2 and a Grand Trunk GP38-2 wait to head into the yard, a pair of NS GE's head west out of the yard.
EJ&E SD38-2's 673 and 672 have a heavy train in tow, as they take headroom at Kirk.
EJ&E 673 and 672 pull their lengthy cut of cars out of Kirk Yard, as IC 1018 and CN 2438 wait for permission back in to retrieve their train.
The conductor for the Kirk local comes back after throwing a switch so they can make a reverse move to pick up some empty coil cars.
The River Line job rolls south, heading home to Joliet. It passes some track work, being performed in the siding.
After pulling out for headroom, the engineer of L509 shoves back to yard his train.
It's a beautiful morning as a pair of Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2's lead the southbound L509 off of Bridge 198, destined for the North Yard Lead of CN's East Joliet Yard.
EJ&E 673 leads the eastbound, State Line coal train through Mokena, along the Eastern Subdivision back in 2008. It's now April 27th, 2012 and the CN has been in control for a little over three yea... (more)
EJ&E 673 is rolling right along, headed south to Morris.
The dynamic duo continues, as 673 and 6202 make another trip down the River Line.
Happy Halloween! Nothing says it more than an Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 and an Illinois Central SD40-3! EJ&E 673 and IC 6202 lead the daily, Illinois River Line job to Morris, on the approach... (more)
The daily River Line local approaches Theodore Street, headed south.
EJ&E 673 leads IC 6202 through Channahon, nearing the end of their Illinois River Line trip to Morris.