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Photos by Neal Stringer: Locomotives Page 2
This is the second of three pages that focus on locomotives.

Subject: EMD SD38-3 #656
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 10/26/2001

Notes: Some walk around shots of #656 while it sits in the service pit.

   

Subject: Ex DMIR SD18U #818 Leads Train
Location: Spaulding, IL
Date: 10/27/2001

Notes: #818 is positioned on the point while the train is stopped at Spaulding. The trailing unit is #665.

 

Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #813 Leads Train
Location: Normantown Siding, IL
Date: 11/16/2001

Notes: Pictured while stopped at the siding. Second unit is #852, with another ex DMIR unit as third in the consist.

   

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #668
Location: Kirk Yard - Gary, IN
Date: 12/01/2001

Notes: Walk around photos taken while #668 sat in the service pit at Gary.


Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #814
Location: Will County, IL
Date: 12/01/2001

Notes: #814 & #813 are being picked up at the Will County generator so they can be moved back down the Romeoville Branch.

 

Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #811
Location: West Chicago, IL
Date: 12/5/2001

Notes: #811 & #813 are seen sitting on the newer interchange track at West Chicago. Note the peeling logo decal on #811 that says; "The J First".


Subject: EMD SD38-3 #667
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 12/6/2001

Notes: #667 has just arrived back from basic paint at Railway Industrial Services and is waiting to be sent to the Gary shops for decals.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #657
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 12/9/2001

Notes: Sitting on the service pit in Joliet with a visiting UP unit one track over.


Subject: EMD SD38-2 #659
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 12/9/2001

Notes: #659 is pictured sitting outside the East Joliet roundhouse. Notice the unique yellow hazard stripes applied the sills.

     

Subject: EMD SD38-3 #664
Location: Kirk Yard - Gary, IN
Date: 12/9/2001

Notes: #664 has just left the Gary Shops after receiving the -3 upgrades and waits to be sent up to Horicon for new paint. The new air dryer is shown.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #750
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 12/13/2001

Notes: #750 was one of three units in Utah Railway paint that the EJ&E leased from MPI, for use on seasonal taconite trains and coal trains.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #752
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 12/13/2001

Notes: The third of three MPI lease units. Notice the quickly stenciled "EJ&E" on the cab.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #750, 751 & 752
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 12/13/2001

Notes: All three ex Utah Ry. units are lashed together for use on a Com Ed-State Line coal train.

 

Subject: SD38 #650, SD18U #818 & SD38-2 #665
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 12/15/2001

Notes: A set of three units sit near the State Line power plant off the Lakefront Line. This set was most likely used on a coal train to the plant.

 

Subject: EMD SD38-2 #665
Location: Kirk Yard Jct. - Gary, IN
Date: 12/15/2001

Notes: #665 is stopped with #818 on Main 1, while waiting for signals at West gate to back into the yard.

 

Subject: EMD SD38 #657
Location: Eola Yard, IL
Date: 12/17/2001

Notes: #657 sits at the head of a coal train in BNSF Eola Yard, while waiting to be cleared by the BNSF Yard Master to move up the interchange and onto the J.


Subject: SD38-2 #669 & SD38 #657
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 12/18/2001

Notes: Shot while parked on the Lakefront Line.


Subject: SD38-2 #663 on the Night Flyer
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 12/22/2001

Notes: #663 leads the Night Flyer as they use the outbound track west near Bridge 198 for head room to double back into the yard. Three extra units had been tacked into the consist to bring back to Joliet.

 

Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #815
Location: Will County Yard, IL
Date: 1/1/2002

Notes: The second unit is #811.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #751
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/3/2002

Notes: One of the ex Utah units leased from MPI is seen parked in the pit service area at Joliet.


Subject: EMD SD38 #654
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/3/2002

Notes: #654 sits in the service pit with ex BLE SD38-2 #670 behind it.


Subject: Ex Lake Terminal Ry. NW2 #450 & Slug T-2
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/3/2002

Notes: The ex Lake Terminal Ry. pair are seen next to the roundhouse in Joliet, both still wearing their original LT schemes.

     

Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #751 Leads Coal Train
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 1/5/2002

Notes: #751 and the two other ex Utah Ry. / MPI lease units lead a coal train up the Lakefront Line to State Line generator.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #752
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 1/5/2002

Notes: #752 and the two other ex Utah Ry. units have just finished being used to deliver a coal train to the State Line plant off the Lakefront Line.


Subject: EMD SW1200 #316 on Yard Job
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 1/5/2002

Notes: While doing the coal run to State line, #316 is seen passing the train while working on a yard extra out of Kirk going to South Chicago.


Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #814
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/6/2002

Notes: #814 and two other ex DMIR units sit next to SP visitor #239 in the pit.


Subject: EMD SD38 #654
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/6/2002

Notes: #654 and a second SD are parked next to one of the ex Utah Ry. / MPI lease units in the service pit.


Subject: Ex B&LE #670 Outside State Line
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 1/7/2002

Notes: #670 still wears its BLE paint while working on a coal train for the State Line plant, off the Lakefront Line.


Subject: EMD SD38 #654
Location: State Line Generator, IL / IN
Date: 1/7/2002

Notes: The second unit is #669. Notice the difference in the shades of orange.


Subject: EMD SD38-3 #664 in New Paint
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/12/2002

Notes: #664 had just been interchanged back to the EJ&E at Leithton, after having received its new rebuild paint at Horicon. It's seen here on the Line Train while being brought to Gary for the finishing touches. #703 is also in the train.


Subject: Ex Utah Railway SD40U #752, 751 & 750
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/12/2002

Notes: All three ex Utah Ry. / MPI lease units are seen together in the service pit at Joliet.

 

Subject: EMD SW1200 #324
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1/25/2002

Notes: #324 is seen working the South end of the yard.


Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #814
Location: Unknown
Date: 1/25/2002

Notes: The second unit is ex DMIR #815.


Subject: Ex DMIR SDM #815
Location: Will County Yard, IL
Date: 1/25/2002

Notes: The second unit is ex DMIR #814. These units had just finished delivering a coal train to the power plant on the Romeoville Branch.


Subject: EMD SD38-3 #656
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 2/12/2002

Notes: Numerous walk around shots of #656 while parked in the pit next to the sanding tower. The second unit is #657.

 

Subject: Ex B&LE SD38-2 #671
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 2/26/2002

Notes: Newly arrived #671 sits just off the turntable at Joliet next to two EJ&E switchers. Notice the quickly patched numbers under the cab window.

 


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