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EJ&E 650 holds westbound in Joliet. The engine is a non dash 2 SD38 and it still wears the old paint scheme. It is the only unrebuilt non Dash 2 SD38 on the system. It is due to be sent to Gary for a rebuild to dash 3 standards as well as new paint soon.
EJ&E SD38-2s 668 and 656 lead the JSW1 local through Plainfield, complete with a caboose, on a freezing cold day. Wind chills were 20 degrees below zero when I took this photo. Brrrr! It is always worth seeing the EJ&E, no matter how cold it is.
Elgin Joliet and Eastern SD-39, snags orders just before crossing the diamond bisecting the East end of the UP (ex-CNW) yard in West Chicago, Illinois. Having just bisected the CP (ex-Soo, ex-Milwaukee Road) just a bit North at Spaulding, Illinois. This snap shot was taked on a cold winters day...
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