On an early Tuesday morning, the N21 highballs south through Crest Hill, almost home to Joliet.
The 664 had just brought the JSW1 into the yard and is preparing to head back to the engine house.
EJ&E 664 struggles uphill with the eastbound State Line loads.
EJ&E SD38-2's 664 and 656 lead the N21 east through Plainfield. This train was 119 cars long and hit the detector at 7.8 with 480 axles. This is the longest N21 I have ever seen and it's, no doubt... (more)
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 have the throttles jammed wide open in run 8, creating a sound that cannot be matched, as they struggle to make 10 MPH with the eastbound, loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 roll east through Frankfort with the loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E SD38-2 664 leads the eastbound State Line coal train through Chicago Heights, approaching the joint CSX/UP diamonds and Jay Tower.
Three classic J units rock and roll out of Joliet with the eastbound loaded State Line coal train.
EJ&E SD38-2 664 leads the eastbound State Line coal train through Crest Hill.
EJ&E 664, 650 and 662 make their way east through Chicago Heights, with the loaded State Line coal train.
Lots of J equpitment is shown here. To the very left, EJ&E 312 and T-2 are switching around, EJ&E 664/669 pull out and head onto the eastern sub, and the very rare EJ&E test car, EJE 003 is sittin... (more)
EJ&E SD38-2 664 heads light through Crest Hill.
The eastbound State Liner passes through Matteson.