Q 381, westbound on the CSX ex-B&OCT mainline, approaches the Calumet Junction diamonds with a BNSF 6 pack up front that includes four brand new ES44DCs in tow.
Two wide-cab CSX EMDs lead a doublestack train west to Bedford Park.
NW2 8814 has just recieved clearance to roll north crossing the CSX main and into the IHB East Chicago Yard.
A rare NW2 rolls northbound past Calumet Tower on a cool fall evening in northwest Indiana.
This hot CSX intermodal train sits just east of Calumet Junction waiting for cross traffic and a track gang to clear before proceeding west.
Twin IHB GP40-2s put on a coloful show as they approach light out of Michigan Avenue Yard on the Kankakee Line, heading south past the junction's still-operational interlocking tower.
Rolling through East Chicago at the head of her westbound coal freight, #9261's bold shape and color offer a striking contrast to the surrounding landscape on this hazy September afternoon.
UP #8339 leads her westbound mixed freight across the Calumet Junction diamonds on the CSX ex-B&OCT mailine, scattering a local flock of pigeons in the process.
An uncommon sighting here: two of Mittal Steel's molten-iron bottle trains meet on the Kankakee Line in the gritty Indiana Harbor section of East Chicago. #4608's train is holding northbound whil... (more)
A pair of NS units lead a mixed train southbound on the Kankakee Line passed the still manned Calumet Tower.
Flat slab cars back into the plant's southernmost yard for reloading. INLX 150 will return in about 10 minutes >with an ... (more)