All original content on this site is Copyright ©2013 the EJ&E Archive - Email: [email protected] three volume set of books is being published by Morning Sun and written by John Eagan. The Last EJ&E Stateline Coal Train heads West on the Eastern Sub 1/31/09 by Bill Grenchik - 12/24/2008 - It Was a Good Fight, but Not Quite Enough STB Approves CN's Acquisition of Eligin, Joliet & Eastern Ry.
It can still be purchased directly from John on his e Bay page or from the Morning Sun site. - 1/31/2009 - The Last Day - The Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway officially ceased to exist January 31st, 2009, at PM. In announcing the decision, Board Chairman Charles D.
Volume Two focuses on the Western Subdivision and was released in late 2014. At midnight, February 1st, the line became Canadian National property. Nottingham stated: "Approval of this important railroad merger, with the conditions we have imposed, marks a significant step forward in our nation's efforts to alleviate rail and highway congestion.
There's also a list of Chicagoland railroad radio streams.
The railroad is unable to search for past employee records.
We will apply our proven business model in implementing this acquisition using the measured, step-by-step approach we have employed in our previous transactions to flawlessly integrate these operations." - 9/25/2007 - New EJ&E Book Available - A new book has been released by Arcadia Publishing on July 9th that's titled: "Images of Rail - Elgin, Joliet & Eastern". The assumption was that the unit would receive the usual EJ&E green switcher scheme... USS apparently wants to have all switchers painted in this scheme from now on.
- 5/12/2007 - New Track for Shearson Line - It was discovered that the Shearson Line will apparently be receiving a fairly major upgrade soon... Speculation is that the BP oil refinery on the line will be eventually be producing more traffic, due to a switch to canadian crude oil.I was going to post a long, heartfelt, political rant about this, but decided against it...EJ&E fans know how they feel about this, and nothing I could say would ever do justice to that.The Board issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement on December 5, 2008.After carefully considering the results of the environmental analysis and the comments raised—both pro and con—the Board imposed substantial environmental mitigation to minimize potential adverse environmental impacts of the transaction.Chairman Nottingham added: "I commend the approximately 10,000 citizens who submitted comments to the Board, and I thank the Board's dedicated environmental and legal staff, for ensuring that this decision was made in an informed, balanced and expeditious manner.