A nice Illinois Central SD70 leads the way east to Kirk Yard, about to pass under IL-394 in Glenwood.
As the shadows quickly roll in, the M336 rolls through Flossmoor.
CN M336 highballs south through Monee with a very unexpected leader, in the form of a CSX SD40-2.
A CN Dash 9, a BNSF Dash 9 and former Erie Mining F9(A) 4214 hold at Normantown, awaiting a new crew.
A rolling meet goes down at 11th Street as CN 2575 takes off with M336, meeting a northbound with a CN SD60 leader. Former Erie Mining 4214 trails on M336.
Having no problem maintaining track speed, IC 1033 passes the local elevator in Ashkum.
A classic Illinois Central SD70 leads southbound train M336 through Manteno at every bit of 60 MPH.
IC 1033 sits tight in Frankfort, waiting on some westbound traffic to pass.
Making good speed up the hill, M336 approaches Gougar Road with its nice IC leader.
After making a setout, M336 advances up to the Rock with an Illinois Central SD70 leading the way.
NS power leads the M336 through Crest Hill, overtaking a southbound ethanol train parked in the siding.
IC 1036 shoves north to West Bridge Junction, where the crew will pick up the train.
The foreign power invasion continues on the CN as a NS and BNSF combo lead the M336 into Effingham
IC 1036 zig zags its way back into the South Yard Lead of CN's East Joliet Yard.
A great lash-up heads east out of Joliet, crossing the old Rock Island diamond in the distance.