These tracks have seen more plentiful days, though they are a reliable source for catching CN's fallen flags.
On this day the Illinois Central leads the Grand Trunk and EJ&E
Darth Vader Curves. Illinois Central/Canadian National Railway Company1021 (SD70, EMD) leads a lengthy manifest train through the interlocking approaching Champaign Yard in Champaign, Illin... (more)
After building their outbound train at Markham Yard, the crew of L515 (Kirk-Markham turn) prepares for departure. An IC SD70 and a CN SD75I provide the muscle.
With an Illinois Central deathstar SD70 in charge, L515 (Kirk-Markham turn) heads south down the Mainline of Mid America. About 3 miles ahead, the train will take the connection at Matteson to the... (more)
IC SD70 1021 Leads a pair of Deathstars by the Mattoon Storage on a crisp cold day.
CN L536 making it’s slow trek through Chicagoland on it’s way from CN Glenn Yard to Kirk Yard in Gary, IN.
After holding at Kensington for a South Shore commuter from NWI, L536 blasts through Homewood heading south for the connection at Matteson. On point is IC 1021, a 1999 built SD70.
IC 1021 brings L536 down the Mainline of Mid America as they creep out of downtown. They crawl through this section of track since they have a restriction until fully out of McCormick Place.
IC SD70 1021 heads west through Merrillville, splitting the old GTW g-heads with A491. It's getting rare to find a IC SD70 leading a train outside of local service.
Illinois Central SD70 1021 is right at home on the rails of the former Illinois Central's Mainline of Mid-America. IC 1021 is leading CN train A408 as it pauses in Kinmundy Illinois before continu... (more)
As 2019 and the decade for that matter draws to a close, IC SD70's are still holding strong working the locals in and around the Chicagoland area. IC 1021 and IC 1017 lead a relatively short L509 ... (more)
In what looks like something from twenty years ago southbound CN A408 with two IC SD70's in command heads
Two IC SD70's lead a southbound freight towards Centralia.
Q199's train departs Jasper after a crew change. IC SD70 1021 has the honours.