With CN's Wisconsin Central heritage unit in charge, Q117 does the loop at Matteson as it makes its way off the CN Chicago Sub (former IC) and onto the former EJ&E, now the CN Matteson Sub.
A duo of GTW geeps lead CN L516 west past the preserved tower at Griffith.
With EJE 669 and IC 1024 providing the power, L521 slows to a stop at Western Avenue in Park Forest. The 669 is usually confined to the limits of Kirk Yard, but it got an opportunity to stretch it... (more)
This is about as good as it gets on CN these days, at least around Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's find the sun as they shove a massive cut of cars into Kirk Yard. No CN... (more)
IC SD70 1033 leads L537 west out of Kirk Yard.
CN SD70M-2 8828 departs Kirk yard with a westbound manifest.
A CN/IC Blue Devil leads CN L520 east through Joliet.
Three J SD38s lead State Line loads east through New Lenox.
L521 heads west into Joliet with the usual Illinois Central set. Today, two Tennessee Southern Geeps were in tow, bound for Motive Power Resources (MPR) in Minooka, IL.
A pair of CN SD40-2W's are in charge of train L516 as they make their way past Griffith Tower. They're about to slam the diamonds with the old GTW.
A 4 pack of CN C40-8M's lead a manifest freight south on the ex-EJE mainline through Gary Indiana.
Welcome home! EJ&E SD38-2 663 is currently assigned to Joliet and has been leading various locals in the area. Today, it was in charge of the Smurfit Stone Job (L528). After working Smurfit a litt... (more)
A490 heads east up the Joliet hill with a BC Rail barn leading a pair of CN SD75I's and an SD70M-2.
BCOL 4605 dodges the shadows as it leads A490 up the hill out of Joliet.
As the sun draws its last breath for the day, A490 wraps around Gary/Chicago International Airport as it nears its destination of Kirk Yard.