Just another typical day at IHB Blue Island Yard finds another slug set working a cut of cars while other units awaits the next call to duty.
Union Pacific train YJY68R 21, the "J-Yard Switcher," trundles down the rough trackage of track 842 after dropping off a cut of covered hoppers and tank cars at Sweetener Products in Vernon, Calif... (more)
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train always draws a crowd - particularly when it comes time to unload the elephants and horses! Late in the afternoon on July 24th, 2013, Union Paci... (more)
A NRE genset pokes out from its fenced in fortress at Midwest Generation in Joliet. This is where the UP" Plaines" went to before the plant switched over to natural gas.
A pair of Union Pacific GS21B Genset switchers put together a short train of Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus cars (flats with wagons and the horse and elephant cars) to back them to Anah... (more)
San Diego & Imperial Valley NRE 3GS21B locomotive 702 trundles through the yard just south of downtown San Diego on March 14th, 2013. The catenary on the adjacent tracks are for the MTS trolley s... (more)
A pair of Gensets lead a switch job north at the Saginaw Interlocking.
An interesting NRE/EMD switcher combo basks in the warm evening light at North Yard in Salt Lake City.
Some Union Pacific genset power rests at the ex-SP J Yard near Los Angeles on a late Sunday afternoon.
The "Elsie" shoves a long string of cars towards Hawthorne while running alongside the parallel Century Freeway. This is one of those shots that I have wanted for decades, but getting a train faci... (more)
The Guasti Local pulls a long string of boxcars towards Ontario Airport. The three gensets come from Kaiser Yard in Fontana.
IHB 2143 waits for the signal at Riverdale.
On Saturdays the Elsie fills in for the Torrance working Conoco in Gardena. Here we see the locomotives shoving a cut of pulls onto the siding before it will return to shove the loads into the ref... (more)
Not a thing moving to keep the lone pigeon resting on a power line entertained at the IHB Blue Island Yard.