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Photos from Ron Shain
A small collection of photos taken during the 70's, while Ron's grandfather worked on the railroad.

Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme on Turntable
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Ron's grandfather - Bill Kaehlert stands in the doorway of #668. The unit had recently been painted into its 1976 Bicentennial scheme.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme on the Pit
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: #668 sits in front of the roundhouse building.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Left Side
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: A side view of #668 in its new paint.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Back End
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Notice the single star above the coupler.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Logo
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: A close up showing the logo, which is applied to all four sides of the unit.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Tank
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: "Spirit of 76" is on the upper tank side.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme on the Turntable
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: In front of the roundhouse at Joliet.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - 76 Bell
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: A mystery man shows off the polished bell, which has a "76" on the side.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme & Bill Kaehlert
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Bill stands in the door of #668 while stopped on the North end of the pit.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme on the Pit
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: #668 came from the factory in basic white paint. The rest of the Bicentennial scheme was applied by the EJ&E shops.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme  - Right Side
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Bill Kaehlert in the window of #668.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Front End
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: This view shows the front pilot detail.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Back End
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Weed cutter plows were painted red on both the front and back.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme on Train
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: #668 gets under way pulling its first cars.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme - Top View
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: The entire top of the unit was white, which probably didn't stay that way for long.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme from the Bridge
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: #668 pulls a cut of cars Southbound out of the bottom of the yard.


Subject: Locomotive #668 in Bicentennial Scheme Leaving the Yard
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: The East Joliet yard is seen in the background while #668 pulls cars down to the South end.


Subject: Bill Kaehlert in SD38 #654
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Bill poses in the window of #654.


Subject: Ron's Grandfather - Bill Kaehlert
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: ?/?/1976

Notes: Bill shows off his EJ&E service pin.


Subject: Bill Kaehlert & Officials with Miss USA
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 10/16/75

Notes: Bill poses with other EJ&E officials and Miss USA to his right.


Subject: Bill Kaehlert & Supervisor “Smitty”
Location: East Joliet Yard, IL
Date: 1970's

Notes: Walking across the yard with Center cabs in the background.



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