The Wisconsin Central heritage unit is looking good as it leads northbound train Q117 over Bridge 198 in Joliet. The classic Elgin, Joliet & Eastern (EJ&E) lift bridge was built in 1934 and sees a... (more)
11 years after its merger with Illinois Central, a four-pack of GM&O GP35s leads a northbound empty coal train under the sempahores at Joliet. Tom Golden photo.
UP SD40N 1558 switches the south end of Global 4.
A refreshing sight heads west through Joliet in the form of a Heritage 1 Dash 9. BNSF 967 is in charge of V BLUKCK (vehicle train from Blue Island, IL to Kansas City, KS) as it passes Joliet Union... (more)
A former BN GP39E leads Local 105 west out of Joliet.
IC 1027 takes the afternoon off on a beautiful fall day.
Power for the L509 is tied up for the day at Joliet Yard.
Tom Golden photo.
A four-pack of new GE widecabs is seen bringing a hot intermodal train south through Joliet. Tom Golden photo.
An A-B-B set of GP60s heads north with a piggyback train. Tom Golden photo.
I'm not sure how many standard cab SD60's remain on Union Pacific's roster, but it has to be down to a handful. #2182 and "Snoot" SD40N #1558 shove a massive cut of cars back to the Glob... (more)
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio E7 102, on the point of train #3, the Chicago-St. Louis Abraham Lincoln, steps across the Rock Island diamonds at Joliet, IL.
At dusk, in the summer before Amtrak, the Santa Fe's Chicago-Los Angeles El Capitan makes its stop at Joliet, IL, behind a cowl trio of an FP45 and two F45s. By this time the all-coach El Capitan ... (more)
IC 1003 works a cut of tank cars while IC 1036 waits for it's next assignment on the first day of Fall.