Y JOL202 thunders west out of Joliet with a fan favorite Bluebonnet pointing the way!
A fun, four pack of light engines heads west down Main 1, as an eastbound passes on 2. Leading is a Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50, followed by a BNSF "Smurf" GP38-2, a BN Cascade green GP39-2R and a BN... (more)
Running west in the sweet evening light, Y JOL202 sports BN and BNSF Geeps at the front and ATSF and BNSF (Smurf) Geeps at the rear. A nice surprise!
The engineer cranks her into run 8 as these two Geeps smoke it up out of Joliet. BNSF has taken most, if not all of these EMDX's off lease.
Running ten minutes behind the JOL201 was the 202 with a pair of BNSF Geeps.
The 202 local heads out of Joliet behind BNSF 2001 and 2911 (BN).
A good looking BN leads the way out of Joliet.
Santa Fe and BN Geeps lead the way back to Joliet. These two sure did look good in the morning sunlight!
BN 3021, one of twenty-two GP40M's, works hard, getting out of town.
BN 2184, sounding off its perfect RS3K, leads SF 2223 west through Joliet, on the 202 local.
BNSF 2353 leads a Cascade green GP50 through Joliet.
Y JOL202, always known to have fun EMD power, heads west out of Joliet, behind Santa Fe and Burlington Northtern GP's.
Santa Fe and Burlington Northern veterans lead the 202 out of Joliet, both looking great in the evening sunlight.
BNSF and BN geeps lead the 202 out of town.
BNSF 2016 leads the Y JOL202 towards Millsdale. An EMDX GP38-2 follows.