The Daily N-21 rolls into Van-loon for their first drop of the day with a Union Pacific AC4400CW trailing.
On the last day of the EJ&E, the switch at Liberty gives the N-21 a half hour set back. Odds are this will not be the last EJ&E powered train, but this is the last EJ&E N21 manifest, even though t... (more)
The last N-21? Doubt it, but its the J, how can you go wrong? Well, 654 could be on the point, and actually should have been on the point, but for some reason they didn't wye it over in Rondout. T... (more)
Farewell to Chicago's Outer Belt Railway, The J, as of December 24th the official STB ruling has approved the CN/EJE merger that so many suburbs have fought for the last 8 months Railroad: Elgin, Joliet & Eastern RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD38-2Location: West Chicago, Illinois, USALocomotive #: EJE 663Train ID: N-21Photo Date: September 21, 2008
After grabbing the hoop at JB tower where the towerman supervises on the steps 675 switches to Run 8 for the dash to Joliet. There will be several flag stops as the ice storm has left many crossin... (more)
Running light past JB tower on a return trip back to Joliet.
The Conductor on the Long West Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Prepares to grab the track warrant for the train at West Chicago, While the engineer looks down the tracks.