NS 9460 slowly makes its way south through Blue Island Junction as a fire begins to grow next to the mainlines. A short time earlier, a locomotive on a passing IHB transfer shot out some sparks in... (more)
CSX 5361 leads a Q train east through the bridges of Blue Island junction.
IHB SW1500 1501 heads light past the tower at Blue Island Junction.
CSX CW44AC 384 leads a priority intermodal train across the diamonds and over the Cal-Sag Channel at Blue Island, Illinois.
A CSX Road Slug set brings Y132 back to Barr Yard after working at BRC Clearing Yard.
Before heading to BRC's Clearing Yard, Q350 had some work at Barr Yard. The EMD lash-up is seen here, taking headroom at Chatham during the golden hour.
A trio of CNW/UP EMDs leads a rebuilt New Jersey Transit unit south toward the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Running long-hood forward, a CNW SD45 and UP SD40-2 bring a merchandise train south through Blue Island toward the nearby IHB yard. Tom Golden photo.
A Soo Line six-axle leads a pair of former ICG units that are now being leased from Helm. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of former Family Lines GP16s bracket a former B&O Geep on a southbound freight headed to Barr Yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
A Belt Railway of Chicago TR4A/TR4B set is seen picking up cars from the South Shore's yard in Burnham. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago Century's heads north back toward home at Clearing Yard after delivering a transfer to CSX's Barr Yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
CRL GP50 5100 leads a local past some searchlights in Blue Island. The searchlights and 5100 are both long gone.
Indiana Harbor Belt genset 2141 rolls though Blue Island with a transfer run to one of the areas many yards.
CSXT 3054 is crossing the Calumet Sag Channel on the IHB bridge at Blue Island and is about to cross over to the B&OCT.