This is the way State Lines should be ran. Three EJ&E SD's lead the way east through Crest Hill.
Three EJ&E SD38-2's climbing the hill in Joliet...throttles in run 8...sanders in full blast...Leslie horn blaring...now that's a good time!
EJ&E trios are getting harder and harder to find now these days. 674, 657 and 675 hustle State Line loads east towards the yard, about to receive track warrants on the Eastern Sub.
EJ&E SD38-2 668 struggles with the eastbound State Line loads through New Lenox.
EJ&E 664 struggles uphill with the eastbound State Line loads.
660 leads the pack as the eastbound State Line loads barely make 5 MPH, climbing the hill out of Joliet.
With the throttles jammed wide open, 668, 650 and 654 climb the hill out of Joliet with State Line loads.
On a beautiful morning, EJ&E 668, 650 and 654 lead the eastbound, loaded State Line coal train through Crest Hill, having just passed West Bridge Junction.
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 have the throttles jammed wide open in run 8, creating a sound that cannot be matched, as they struggle to make 10 MPH with the eastbound, loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 roll east through Frankfort with the loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E SD38-2 669 highballs the westbound empty State Line coal train through Crest Hill. This one snuck up on me.
Three classic J units rock and roll out of Joliet with the eastbound loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 make their way east through Chicago Heights, with the loaded State Line coal train.
The EJ&E drops off empties from State Line to the BN at Eola during the last few minutes of sunlight on the last day of the EJ&E.
Woe to you, oh Earth and Sea,
For the Devil sends the Beast with wrath,
Because he knows the time is short....
Let him who hath understanding reckon the Number of the Beast
For it is a human n... (more)