NS 9460 slowly makes its way south through Blue Island Junction as a fire begins to grow next to the mainlines. A short time earlier, a locomotive on a passing IHB transfer shot out some sparks in... (more)
A zebra barn leads a westbound manifest on a sunny afternoon in NW Indiana.
A couple classics roll north through Granite City.
A former Milwaukee Road SD40-2 heads east through Argo, bound for a crew change at CSX' Barr Yard. In Argo Yard, an SW1500/slug set waits to go about its business.
F40PH led train #919 heads south into Lemont, nearing its station stop.
Chicago bound train #300 barrels north through Lemont on the old GM&O.
Q368 doubles up at Barr Yard with a veteran SD50 (rebuilt to -2 standards) in charge.
EJE 667 and GTW 4901 work Oxbow Midwest Calcining in Lemont.
An Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 takes charge as L545 works Seneca Petroleum Co Inc, one of numerous industries along CN's Joliet Subdivision.
A pair of Grand Trunk GP9R's sit crewless at the north end of Markham Yard, tied onto a string of autoracks. A pretty wild catch for 2019!
A westbound coke train heads west with CSX and NS power as it wraps around Gary/Chicago International Airport.
A pair of leased CIT Geeps lead a westbound, State Line Yard originated transfer through Calumet City, bound for Blue Island Yard in Riverdale.
Southbound autoracks are nearing their destination of IHB's Gibson Yard. BNSF 9889's paint definitely shows signs of wear, but the veteran MAC is still getting the job done.
BNSF 731, a Dash 9 wearing sharp Warbonnet paint, leads a westbound autorack train down the former Santa Fe in Lockport.
A former CSX standard cab Dash 8, now working for General Electric Leasing (GECX), approaches TRRA's Madison Yard with a manifest.