IHB 8786 and 8792 idle awaiting assignment in IHB's Blue Island Yard in 1992. 8786 was sold to Larry's in 2006, and 8792 was sold and scrapped in 2002.
A road slug, dubbed by Indiana Harbor Belt as a Power Booster, awaiting its next assignment in IHB's Blue Island Yard.
The morning lineup awaiting crews.
A roster shot of a slug unit termed by IHB as a Diesel Hump Trailer. The SW1500 (to the left of the DHT) is "permanently" paired with it.
A meet on the IHB: The northbound, with the GP40, prepares to pickup the conductor of the southbound train, with one of the IHB's SD20s.
Stencils and spray paint. No, the picture isn't blurry. That's the actual "paint job." You could hear the furnace in this thing firing away, as the temperature outside was about 15 degre... (more)
Waiting in the cold for the busy Dolton Interlocking to clear are two IHB yard transfers, piloted by IHB 1521 and IHB 1523.
A pair of IHB's infamous orange and black SD20s make some smoke in typical 1st generation EMD fashion as they head south on the IHB.
One of the many SW-1500 that work at Blue Island is seen hard at work on this frosty morning.
An IHB transfer from State Line Yard to the South Shore freight yard in Burnham swings around the wye; note the catenary for CSS&SB passenger trains in the background.
A pair of IHB's ex-SP GP40s, including the GP40P 4010 (the SP bicentennial unit) wait for a signal to cross the NS at CP502.
IHB's finest work on a switch move north of Blue Island. Consists is a road slug, 2 SW1500s, a boxcar, and an IHB caboose.
Merry Christmas from the IHB, 1992 style.
Clearing ice from the switches so 4015 can get back to work.