A four unit set of BNSF Railway EMD roadswitchers, are seen approaching the
Canadian National ex Illinois Central -Iowa Division Mainline crosstracks at
Hawthorne Junction on a hot summer afternoon in June of 2008. These engines
are traveling northbound over the Belt Railway of Chicago trackage returning
to the BNSF Railway's nearby Clyde Yard in west suburban Cicero Illinois, after
departing the Belt Railway of Chicago -Clearing Yard in Bedford Park Illinois.
Hawthorne Junction is located at the Chicago city limits, at the border of Cicero.