On the first day of August, CN's "Oil local" heads south through Lemont, passing the Vault, a cafe and bar located in downtown. The last GTW painted SD40-2 has been assigned to this job ... (more)
The last SD40-2 in Grand Trunk paint switches out Rowell Chemical in Willow Springs.
The last GTW painted SD40-2 leads the "Oil Local" south through Lambert after finishing up its switching at Rowell Chemical.
The pair of Grand Trunks shove the oil local into KA Steel to go about the day's work.
A pair of GT's shove down the hill into KA Steel.
A duo of GTW geeps depart Seneca/Oxbox in Lemont with the oil local.
Rolling right along, the attractive pair of Grand Trunks head north for Lambert.
Under cloudless skies, the oil local prepares to depart Oxbow in Lemont.
GTW 4632 and 4932 shove the oil local into the Lambert siding, crossing the Cal Sag Channel.
GTW 4632 and 4932 pass Industrial Drive, nearing downtown Lemont.
A pair of Grand Trunk units approach CP Flagstone on a beautiful morning.
GTW 4632 and 4932 are looking good as they handle the Oil Local's switching duties in Lemont.
GTW 4926, still kicking in classic red, white and blue, switches at Oxbow in Lemont. It's nice to see the old GTW units floating around in 2016.
The oil local sits in Lemont, waiting to head down to KA Steel
After switching KA Steel, EJ&E 671 and 665 head south to the new crossovers in Romeoville to run around their train. February 1st will park seven years of CN ownership. It's nice to be able to cat... (more)