WB Rock Island Train on the main at Blue Island
For what has been a perpetually bland operation, Chicago's Metra roster has become fairy diverse in a hurry. Here, three different faces of the roster lay over in the ex-Rock Island yard in Blue ... (more)
Penn Central power waits at IHB engine track
Switching at Barr Yard Chicago
Yard power wait at engine track
639 waits at Blue Island engine terminal.
653 waits at Blue Island Round House with a mate.
Westbound waits to double to its train.
Passenger E's wait at the Blue Island Engine Terminal
Rock Island West Bound holds the main waiting to double to their train.
Chessie 903639 (ex-C&O 3639) brings up the rear of a freight in Blue Island, IL in October of 1986.
Really old and really new. Iowa Interstate GP10 #451 leads a freight that includes some brand new Metra locomotives thru Blue Island, IL in November of 1991.
Rock Island GE U25B 241, with UP GP30 855 and UP SD24u 3399 at Blue Island, Illinois August 28, 1975.
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago Centurys brings a transfer from the BRC's Clearing Yard along the B&OCT to nearby Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A face only a mother could love! CSXT 3001, a rare BQ23-7, brings a transfer run thru Blue Island, IL in November of 1991.