GTW GP38-2 5847 leads the oil local north past the mural in downtown Lemont.
What are the chances of 3 black GTW ex-PLE units on the Tank Train??? Looks so good! Train 420; May 31 1986. Martin Burk Photo Collection; unknown photographer- Larger image available on my flickr... (more)
CN's Peoria Local heads towards the TZPR "hump yard" with a short train.
GTW GP38-2 5847 leads the oil local north into Lemont.
A very angry looking GTW geep and a lone IC SD40-3 sit idle in the CN Decatur yard.
Before heading north through town, GTW 5847 and 4932 have some work to do at Seneca Petroleum (Oxbow).
A pair of GTW's roll over the Cal Sag Channel, headed north to Glenn Yard.
Annie hauls her train onto the main where it will die shortly at CP Flag Stone. The train will remain there for a large portion of the day.
The oil local blasts north through downtown Lemont.
The oil local performs its switching duties at the Seneca plant, before heading north to Glenn Yard.
Finished with its work at the Seneca Plant, the oil local thunders back north to Glenn Yard, powered by a pair of GTW GP38-2's.
Due to "Track sticking out" 5439 had to take extra caution while crossing 135'th Street (Romeoville Road).
8:03, wake up. 8:25, get a text about the oil local and the power. 8:35, I fly out the door and get right on I-88 to 355 South. 9:05, I park the car. 9:07, I get the equipment set up. 9:10 the oil... (more)
A pair of classic Grand Trunk Western units await a new crew in Lemont.