CSS 2000 and 2009 head west through Calumet Junction, closing in on the destination of Peguiss Yard in East Chicago, IN. That orange really pops in the afternoon sunlight.
The South Shore Line makes an arrival at Peguiss Yard, powered by a pair of attractive GP38-2's.
The westbound South Shore freight, running as Z502 on CSX rails, makes a crossover move at Calumet Junction.
The CNW heritage unit leads 14A east through the CP 502 Interlocking.
Empty bottles wait for the signal at Hohman Avenue as a pair of IHB SW1500's lead a train of empty coal hoppers through town.
The "bottle train" heads east down the IHB in Hammond with a classic high hood GP38-2 in charge.
A brand new SD70ACe leads oil cans through Calumet Park, headed east on the old B&O.
A Blue Island - Michigan Avenue transfer proceeds through the plant at Calumet Park with a pair of classic Harbor EMD's.
The IHB GP38-2's lead the eastbound transfer around the curve at Cal Park.
A couple old school Harbor units lead an early morning transfer from Blue Island Yard to Michigan Avenue Yard through Dolton Junction.
IHB's GP38-2's head east under the NYC signals in Calumet City with a transfer to Michigan Avenue Yard. Nothing like a pair of old school Harbor units to start off the morning!
A BNSF SD70MAC and a CP AC44 head up an eastbound freight in Riverside.
A veteran BN GP50 switches out some tank cars at GM Yard.
2-470 approaches 65th Street in Bedford Park. At the crossing behind me, some idiot decided to play "chicken" with the train, forcing the engineer to hit the emergency brake.
A classic "whiteface" BN awaits the next assignment. *Note: This photo was taken on BNSF Railway property, with permission.