IHB 1522 passes the Blue Island Crossing Tower at the junction.
IHB 3862 leads a northbound transfer through Blue Island Junction.
CSX 561 runs solo blast on this northbound manifest at Blue Island Junction.
NS 9708 leads a nice consist north through Blue Island Junction.
A rare meeting: Metra's number 1 prepares to switch the highliners, just as the Iowa Interstate's Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifest takes the main. Making the scene even more unusual, is the lea... (more)
A trio of Grand Trunk geeps roll through Blue Island.
An Iowa Interstate train creeps into the yard in Blue Island at twilight. No HDR here.
In town for the WGRF, Mike Abalos and Dan Munson convinced me and Jim in the middle of our light speed pursuits of the high points of Riverdale and environs to get some IHB stuff. Shortly after t... (more)
BNSF is almost home, two miles to the next classification yard near Riverdale, IL.
CSX is almost home, two miles to the next classification yard near Riverdale, IL.
eastbound IHB transfer run passing through Blue Island interlocking
eastbound BN transfer run passing through Blue Island interlocking
eastbound GTW train passing through Blue Island interlocking