It's the first day of CN ownership and things haven't changed a bit.
EJ&E SD38-2's 663 and 659 lead the daily JSW1 back home to Joliet, shortly after getting off of the Illinois River Line in Plainfield.
EJ&E SD38-2 668 leads JSW1 through Minooka. With two EJ&E SD38-2s now switching at Homewood and two more sent out to Iowa, this once taken for granted thing around Joliet is now endangered.
EJ&E J-Ball SD38-2 662 leads the JSW1 through Shorewood.
EJ&E SD38-2 657 leads JSW1 through Minooka. It might be CN's first day of ownership on this line, but who could ever tell?
EJ&E SD38-2 675 leads the JSW1 south through Plainfield.
EJ&E SD38-2 665 leads JSW1 south through Minooka. The red strobe is in mid-flash here.
CN's first day of ownership. Just like on any other day, two J SD38-2's take the JSW1 south through Plainfield on the River Line.
JSW1 closes in on its destination at Morris, where it will perform its switching duties. Ultimately, this train will return back to Joliet as the JSW2.
EJ&E SD38-2 657 leads JSW1 through Plainfield, like the merger never happened!
EJE 657 shoves a loaded cut north of the Flatts Yard to run around the empties they dropped off in the siding. The background overpass would be Route 7.
EJ&E SD38-2s 661 and 665 lead JSW1 through Minooka.
EJ&E SD38-2s 659 and 663 lead JSW1 south down the IRL in Minooka.
EJ&E SD38-2s 668 and 656 get under way with JSW1 as they approach Plainfield. The wind chill in Plainfield was well below zero this day, brrr!
EJ&E SD38-2s 668 and 656 lead JSW1 through Plainfield on a very cold day, doing its loop around downtown Plainfield to get from the Western Sub from the Illinois River line. The train had a caboos... (more)