IHB 1509 rests on Labor Day 2009.
Labor Day morning 2009 and all is quiet, not a thing moving at Blue Island Yard.
IHB sits all alone at the Riverdale Yard.
IHB GP40-2's 4014 and 4013 roar through Blue Island, leading the CL1.
Built as MILW 2043 in 1954, this little 55 year old shoves around the wye at Osborne Jct.
The railroad with the unique nose hauls a Bensenville bound manifest (CL1 [?]) through the famous Blue Island junction. To give an idea of how active the line was, the manifest took 11 minutes to ... (more)
An IHB switcher/slug combo rolls through Blue Island crossing. The tower to left is fully responsible the operation of the crossing gates, making this probably the only manually operated grade-cro... (more)
IHB 1522 passes the Blue Island Crossing Tower at the junction.
IHB 3862 leads a northbound transfer through Blue Island Junction.
Indiana Haror Belt 2921 is heading south on the X-WC.
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)
eastbound IHB transfer run passing through Blue Island interlocking
An IHB switcher shuffles the autoracks around Gibson yard.