After getting off the NS and onto the IHB at CP 502, train 143 is making the short run to Gibson Yard. Here, it's seen crossing the diamonds at Calumet. This location looks empty without Calumet T... (more)
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's, 675 and 657, pull out of Kirk Yard for headroom. Always nice to catch a pair of J's!
A pair of IHB GP40-2's lead a Michigan Avenue - Blue Island mixed freight by some NYC relics outside of Gibson Yard.
Nearing the final destination of Gibson Yard, a very nice pair of elephant style BN Executive SD70MAC's head west on the approach to Hohman Avenue. This train came off the UP Villa Grove Sub in Do... (more)
SD60E #6920, Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" locomotive, highballs west through Wheeler, IN with 90K, a special unit train. NS sure did an excellent job!
The Bakery Local hits the diamond at Calumet, led by a good looking high hood GP38-2.
The NS local heads east through downtown Hammond. Quite a lengthy train today! With PTC coming in 2015, one can only wonder how much longer that searchlight signal will last.
Before heading into Gibson, the Harbor's only SD38-2 and an SD20 switch out the little yard just west of Hohman Avenue.
After a day of clouds, the skies opened up nicely as L521 heads north with a repainted BCOL C40-8M, a CN (ex-Oakway) SD60 and a CP AC4400CW.
Michigan City coal empties head west during the golden hour.
This westbound vehicle train is only a few miles into its trip from IHB's Gibson Yard. Passing CP Calumet Park at MP 7, the Santa Fe Warbonnet led train is headed for McCook, where it will access ... (more)
As some CP power sits around at Hohman, a pair of CSX GE's make way to their Barr Yard, via the IHB/CSX connection at Calumet Park.
The Harbor's GP38-2 pair makes its way through Blue Island Yard, the end of the short journey from Gibson.
Home sweet Homewood, indeed.
Metra Electric District train #129 has just departed out of its stop at Homewood. In less than a mile, it will make its next stop at Flossmoor.