It's always great to see Santa Fe blue/yellow rolling down home rails. SD40-2 #1614 approaches the Patterson Road crossing on Joliet's east side. It's in charge of Y JOL202, with help from fellow ... (more)
CN 4787, a rather tired looking GP38-2W in zebra stripe paint, leads the Phoenix Local (L529) across Bridge 198 and the Des Plaines River in Joliet. These GP38-2W's are seen more around Canada, ma... (more)
Led by a multimark "Pacman" SD40-2, CP train 198 closes in on Tower B17 and its final destination of Bensenville Yard with help from an action red SD40-2 and a beaver scheme AC4400CW. Wi... (more)
Train 198 is a daily occurrence on the Canadian Pacific. It's powered by GE's on nearly a daily basis, but the CP threw us all a curveball today in the form of a pair of SD40-2's leading an AC4400... (more)
Around Milwaukee and Chicagoland lately, we've been graced with the presence of CP SD40-2's on ballast trains. It's been at least eight years, however, since I've seen SD40-2's leading a high prio... (more)
As Y JOL202 shoves east to the 51 Lead with Bluebonnet SD40-2 #1614, L CHI105 highballs west on Main 2 through the Kankakee River backwaters with a "unibrowed" GP50 leading the way. Wednesday even... (more)
As Y JOL201 waits to depart Joliet Yard with a pair of SD40-2's, the Lemont Trader makes a convenient appearance as it makes way down the Des Plaines River. The Joliet Correctional Center, which w... (more)
Santa Fe all the way! SD40-2's 1614 and 1786, the leader still sporting ATSF blue/yellow, cross the Des Plaines River as they depart Joliet with the Y JOL201. This job switches industries west of ... (more)
KBS 704 and 705 bask in the sunlight outside of St. Anne's local baseball field.
Built as the SLSF (Frisco) 439 in August of 1974, BNSF H1 GP38-2 #2294 shoves L CHI105 into Joliet Yard as the crew prepares to go about the local switching duties.
A pair of Canadian Pacific SD70ACu's lead eastbound train 680 through Libertyville, closing in on Rondout.
On a beautiful Spring morning, the KB&S crosses the Kankakee River in Aroma Park. Originating in Iroquois Junction, the train is only a few miles from interchanging with the CN in Kankakee.
With the pair of "Pacman" SD40-2's, ballast train 3BAL-07 slowly passes Tower B17 on the West Freight Lead in Bensenville. A short time later, the train would shove onto the New Arrival ... (more)
A pulldown out of Madison Yard takes headroom across the diamond at Big Bend. TRRA 3004, an SD40-2 in the Terminal's sharp paint scheme, leads the way.
Making way out of downtown, the pair of multimark "Pacmans" head west for the cut-off, where they'll make their shove move into Muskego Yard.