Coasting down a steep grade with an Illinois local out of Chicago.
A typical 70's era Rock Island freight just clearing the Santa Fe diamonds at Joliet Union depot.
Alco FA-1 leads a mixed freight. SP&S 860 will not make it to Burlington Northern paint as it will be retired before getting it's cascade green scheme.
Former Q306 awaits it's next assignment. This SD7 will run for the BN until retirement in August 1983
Two years after the merger many units remain in pre-BN colors. On the ready line a pair of Chinese red CB&Q EMD's sit aside a sky-blue former GN U-boat.
Former Great Northern #317A idles on a cold wet day.
An SD50 leads a mixed freight north from Florida.
Heading west just about to cross the Des Plaines river.
Big horsepower for the day, a U33C leads an SD45 for the EL.
Working commuter service RI 630 arrives in Joliet.
BN 5706 emerges from the wash rack on a cold winter day.
BN 5346 leads a unit train of emptys west on the center track.
BN 6467 leads a westbound freight through Aurora, Il.
A trio of U-30's idle on the GM&O tracks north of the station.
Crossing the Rock Island at Joliet, IL.