CP 5020 leads NS 31Q south through East Chicago, Indiana
CP 5020 (SD30C-ECO) leads NS 31Q south through East Chicago, Indiana on the IHB.
A reverse move westward is in progress on this former B&O Chicago Terminal line, with some pretty fancy shove protection at the rear of this train.
Shooting from a crumbling pedestrian walkway, we see an Arcelor Mittal SW1200 pull a cut of coil cars from the plant in East Chicago.
An NS GP60 runs LHF as it pulls a bottle train of molten steel from the Arcelor Mittal plant in East Chicago.
A Arcelor Mittal SW1550 and GP15 pull a massive cut of steel coil cars from the Arcelor Mittal plant on a rainy day in East Chicago. Locomotives:MTSX 305 SW1500MTSX 417 GP15-1
An Arcelor Mittal SW1500 pauses as the conductor throws a switch to facilitate a reverse move back into the plant.
An NS GP60 departs the Arcelor Mittal yard with a bottle train while another GP60 on a yard job waits for dispatcher permission to proceed. Locomotives:NS 7130 GP60NS 7113 GP60... (more)
An Arcelor Mittal SW1550 pulls a cut of steel slab gons from the East Chicago plant.
NS GP60 7128 leads coiled steel fresh out of Indiana Harbor through East Chicago.
An EMD NW2 of 1949 vintage is working at the "J" yard just south of the refinery in 1980. The Plymouth is a 1978 model.
CSX 3055 heads light east across Bridge 631 in East Chicago.
NS 881 crosses the CSX ex B&O mainline at Calumet Tower. The tower has long since been demolished. The empty coal train will take the NS Kankakee Line to Streator, IL and join home rails west.
NS 881 rounds the curve at Michigan Ave. Yard in East Chicago. The empty coal train will take the NS Kankakee Line to Streator, IL and join home rails west.