An NS coal train holds at Ivanhoe, waiting for permission onto the NS (former NKP) at Van Loon.
A BC Rail Dash 9 and a pair of CN SD70M-2's await permission into Kirk Yard.
A lengthy westbound cruises by Cherry Hill Road with an SD70M-2 pointing the way.
Four units cruise west through New Lenox, passing the Hotbox Detector at MP 6.
CN 5731 leads a "Barn" unit through Joliet, headed west.
336 approaches Schoolhouse Road on the former EJ&E Eastern Subdivision.
In nice morning light, BCOL 4644 thunders uphill through New Lenox.
With a good looking, British Columbia Railway canadian cab in the lead, M336 hightails it east on the approach to "Fort."
Will County coal loads arrive at Joliet. After some other traffic clears, the crew would make their move towards the Romeoville Lead, AKA "The Bug Line."
CN 8895 leads a widecab Dash 9 up the Joliet hill.
It's a beautiful morning as a pair of Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2's lead the southbound L509 off of Bridge 198, destined for the North Yard Lead of CN's East Joliet Yard.
J-Ball 662 heads west through Dyer, not far from its next switching point at Chicago Heights.
IC 1032 and CN 2128 stroll through the Heights, headed west for the Matteson connection not far ahead.
A BC Rail barn rounds the curve, approaching Schoolhouse Road in Frankfort.
After a recrew and some work at Joliet, the extra 348 train is back underway eastbound, with a British Columbia Rail C40-8M in the lead.