Back in 92 I was a Road Foreman for the SOO in Chicago so I would get the chance to get a few photos in and around the Windy City. We're at the IHB's Norpaul Yard waiting for a crew so a few photo... (more)
An interesting lashup of IHB switchers lead train BA4, having just crossed the state line into Indiana.
The only two GP38-2's on the IHB roster rolls back into Blue Island Yard for another cut of cars.
IHB 3861 & 2923 lead a transfer from CP's Bensenville Yard into Norpaul Yard.
After finally getting clearance to cross the NS, IHB 4017 is now passing the pitiful looking Hohman Tower on it's way to Gibson Yard and points east. The tower has since been torn down.
A string of power waits for the call to duty at Blue Island Yard on a nice sunny morning in Chicagoland.
A rare IHB SW1200 (one of two left on the IHB roster) rolls eastbound through Hammond toward the IHB Gibson Yard with ballast cars in tow. I'm sure the days are numbered for this little guy...
IHB 3801 and 3802 finish up yard duty and head south on the IHB towards Gibson Yard to be serviced for their next assignment
One of the Harbor's SW1500s departs the Michigan Avenue Yard, bound for points south.
Indiana Harbor Belt's attractive pair of GP38-2's head south through Calumet City, IL.
An IHB drag waits for favorable signals in the shadow of Mount Dolton.
An elderly IHB NW2 brings a cut of cars out of the yard.