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Photos by Neal Stringer: Locomotives Page 1
This is the first of three pages that focus on locomotives.

Subject: SD38 #654, SD38-2 #669 & SDM #811 Roof Detail
Location: Joliet, IL
Date: 8/31/2000

Notes: These detail roof shots were all taken on the same train, while waiting on the interchange for BNSF at Bridge 198, in Joliet.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #666 Detail Undercarriage Shots
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 9/6/2000

Notes: Numerous detail shots of the trucks and tank area for #666.

     

Subject: EMD NW2 #450 & Slug #T-2
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 9/7/2000

Notes: #450 and T-2 were brought over from Transtar sister road, Lake Terminal Ry. They're both seen here still wearing the yellow LT stripes.

     

Subject: EMD SD18 #852 Int. & Ext.
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 9/16/2000

Notes: #852 was originally a B&LE unit. It was brought to the EJ&E in 1995.

   

Subject: SW1200 #321 & SD18 #616
Location: Kirk Yard - Gary, IN
Date: 9/22/2000

Notes: #321 and ex DMIR high-nose #616 work the hump at Kirk Yard. #616 would be the last high-nose unit to work on the RR.


Subject: SW1200 #320 & SW1200 #314
Location: Kirk Yard - Gary, IN
Date: 10/2/2000

Notes: #320 and #314 were originally Missouri Pacific units.


Subject: EMD NW2 #407 at Relco
Location: Minooka, IL
Date: 1/21/2001

Notes: The cab number-board appears to be #407 on this unit at Relco. The remnants of the brown, yellow and red mill scheme paint can still be seen.


Subject: EMD GP38-2 #703 Int. & Ext.
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/23/2001

Notes: #703 had just come back from its scheduled service at the Gary Shops. It soon went back to its duty running the Waukegan Local.


Subject: EMD SW1200 #323
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 2/1/2001

Notes: #323 is seen working at East Joliet after having recently been rebuilt at the Gary Shops.


Subject: Ex B&LE SD38-2 #670 Int. & Ext.
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 3/21/2001

Notes: At the time of these photos, B&LE #877 had just been brought over to work on the EJ&E. It was given the number 670.

 

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #658
Location: Hammond, IN
Date: 3/26/2001

Notes: Still wearing its B&LE paint after being sent back to the EJ&E.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #658 Int. & Ext.
Location: Chicago Heights, IL
Date: 3/26/2001

Notes: #658 was originally an EJ&E unit, but was sent to the B&LE in 1986. It had been brought back to the EJ&E around the time of these photos.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #657
Location: Chicago Heights, IL
Date: 3/26/2001

Notes: Second unit is #669.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #669
Location: Chicago Heights, IL
Date: 3/26/2001

Notes: Pictured coupled to the #657 above.


Subject: SW1200's #319 & #320 Lead Train
Location: Kirk Yard Junction, IN
Date: 3/28/2001

Notes: The Kirk Yard midnight transfer is seen heading back in from Inland Steel.


Subject: Ex B&LE SD38-2 #670
Location: Eola, IL
Date: 3/31/2001

Notes: Notice the lower cab has been patched with orange paint for the new EJ&E numbers. #670 had just been brought over from the B&LE.

 

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #667
Location: Eola, IL
Date: 3/31/2001

Notes: Second unit is #670.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #657
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 4/26/2001

Notes: Second unit is #670.


Subject: EMD SDM #802
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 4/26/2001

Notes: #802 was originally SD9 #109 for DMIR. It was rebuilt into SDM #302, then sent to the EJ&E in 1997.


Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #815
Location: Romeoville Branch - Will County, IL
Date: 5/22/2001

Notes: #815 started out as SD9 #163 for DMIR. It was rebuilt into SDM #315, then brought to the EJ&E in 1997.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #665
Location: Normantown Siding, IL
Date: 5/24/2001

Notes: #665 is used to run a quick extra on the Western Sub.

     

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #669 Leads Train
Location: Unknown
Date: 5/27/2001

Notes: Second unit is #659.

 

Subject: First Rebuild - SD38-3 #656 Int. & Ext.
Location: Kirk Yard - Gary, IN
Date: 5/28/2001

Notes: These are the first shots taken of #656 after having received its new paint. #656 was the first -3 rebuild, and the first to wear the chevron scheme.

       

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #657 Leads Train
Location: Eola, IL
Date: 6/17/2001

Notes: #657 is the first of three EJ&E units pulling a coal train from BNSF at Eola, bound for USS Gary Works.


Subject: EMD SDM #802
Location: West Chicago, IL
Date: 6/18/2001

Notes: #802 is seen with #666 while picking up the Illinois Rail Museum's three BN executive units at West Chicago.


Subject: EMD SD38-3 #656 Leads Train
Location: Unknown
Date: 7/13/2001

Notes: Newly rebuilt #656 out in the sun with #667.


Subject: EMD SD38-3 #656 Front & Rear
Location: Unknown
Date: 7/13/2001

Notes: Notice the overlapping reflector tape on the rear.

 

Subject: EMD SD38-3 #668
Location: Joliet, IL
Date: 7/20/2001

Notes: #668 is seen in the Railway Industrial Services yard after having its basic paint applied. Graphics would be added at the EJ&E shops. This was the second unit to receive the -3 upgrades. It was the last unit to be painted by RIS.



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