IHB 2923 and SD38-2 3863 get a once-over by an IHB crew member before setting to work on a Sunday morning.
IHB keeps a unique roster of units to add traction and power to its switching pool. Here is Hump Trailer #479 attached to IHB 1523.
Complete with a caboose and a FRED, the bottle train passes through busy Dolton Junction.
A permanently coupled slug set runs through Blue Island with two tank cars, the massive iron bridges providing a backdrop. Canon 350D.
A E/B IHB mixed freight powered by IHB 4017 & 4015 rolls through Pine Jct.
Early in the day, or late in the night as some may say, an IHB slug set sits crewless under a nice sky.
An IHB switcher straddles the Illinois - Indiana state line as it crosses the NS main.
A pair of IHB SD20's slowly crawl through BI Jct. in Run 8 struggling with a lengthy manifest.
An IHB geep 40 works the north end of Michigan Avenue Yard while a rail train prepares to depart south and an NS bottle train led by a high hood geep 38-2 sits in the shadows awaiting clearance no... (more)
IHB SW1500s 1500/1501/1522 and SD20 2924 bracket DHT (Diesel Hump Trailer) 478 (converted from a wrecked NW2). The five units lead a cut of cars underneath the IC (in the background) and wait for... (more)
Switching before 7am on a Saturday morning.
With sister unit #4011, waiting for clearance just south of the CSX/IHB Calumet Junction.
The moon watches over this IHB searchlight guarding the crossing of the IHB and the BNSF Chilicothe Sub at McCook.
IHB 3802 and 2921 work hard to stay above 15 MPH with their massive manifest.