The Grand Trunk Western, owned by CN and one of a few GP9Rs that still carries the GTW paint job, is pulling the CN L537 train job long hood forward on their way back into the Green Bay yard.
IC 1029 leads L537, a Kirk to Glenn train, west through the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago. At one point this is where the IC, Santa Fe, and the GM&O all crossed the Bubbly Creek.
IC SD70 1033 leads L537 west out of Kirk Yard.
IC SD70's were all over the place in the south suburbs on this late April day. Another CN train with an IC SD70 leading rolls through Chicago Heights on a nice afternoon. To the right, tracks rema... (more)
There will be a day when all IC SD70's are gone...
A British Columbia Railway C40-8M is in charge of CN train L537 as it approaches downtown Chicago, northbound at 43rd Street on the former Illinois Central. Originating at Kirk Yard, the rest of t... (more)
Golden hour sun shines on an Illinois Central death star SD70 on the point of CN L537 as it gets on the move at Metra's 16th Street Tower, passing by an IC signal.
With the Chicago skyline stretched out in the background, CN L537 led by an IC Deathstar SD70 comes off the Freeport Sub and on to the Joliet Sub towards Glenn Yard.
A pair of deathstars thunder west through Griffith, about to slam the diamonds.
L537 passes 16th Street Tower with a pair of Illinois Central deathstar SD70's in charge.
Near sunset, a pair of IC SD70's lead L537 through Bridgeport, headed west to Glenn Yard.
A pair of IC SD70's and a gaggle of UP power lead L537 through Park Forest.
After performing an air test, L537 begins its trip to Glenn Yard with a trio of IC SD70's.
The Deathstar trio heads west into the setting sun, continuing its journey to Glenn Yard.
As a trio of IC SD70's depart Kirk Yard with L537, GTW 5936 and IC 6200 thunder down Yard Lead 1 with a pulldown.