A CN Gilman based turn works local industries along the former Illinois Central mainline, south of Chicago.
After crossing the diamond with the Canadian National at Gilman, an eastbound TP&W local glides through downtown Gilman, Illinois with a somewhat unusual consist of matching GP40-2LW's.
CN's Gilman Local works the small yard north of downtown Gilman on a beautiful spring morning.
CN #9542 runs long hood forward with the L551 local as it pulls into Mattoon Illinois.
RPMX 9431 sits alone on the engine tracks while NECR 3840 kicks cars in the yard and RLK 3873 services the waterfront.
They dont call them the rolling hills of Georgia for nothing, here GF88 crests a substantial hogback just north of Morven,GA.
GFRR's Foley turn (GF88) rolls slowly southbound just outside of Barney, GA. The entire GFRR is now down to 10 mph due to years of deffered maintenance by the lines various operators.
GFRR's Foley turn (GF88) heads upgrade into Barney with a pair of the lines attractive GP40-2LW's in the lead. Even with the 10mph limit the two geeps were still working up the hill.
A mother/slug set shoves cars clear of the wye in Star. Unfortunately, these units will head back to the yard and 3 CSX widecabs off a grain train will take these cars south to Aberdeen.
CN 9590 and EJ&E 673 lead 509 towards Morris.
The new daily roadswitcher between Edson and Jasper approaches its destination after meeting a set of grain empties east of English at speed.
Still rolling after many years of wear and tear...
On Black Friday, 528 heads back home to Joliet.
L543 has some remaining switching moves to make, before blasting off north towards Glenn Yard.
In some great evening sunshine, CN 9515 and EJ&E 671 head west to the East Joliet Yard.