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.
IHB 2272 and 8814 are both unique loco's to the IHB, 2272 is one of two SW1200's on their roster, and 8814 is the last NW2 left after IHB has sold practically their entire fleet to LTEX.
Rolling over the diamonds at Calumet Tower, IHB 2921 heads east.
IHB 4016 and crew await their next move after a BNSF transfer clears the main.
Near State Line Tower in the IHB pocket yard, a slightly historics shot as we see 1 of 2 SW1200's left on the roster in the foreground and the last NW2 on the IHB in the back.
Just one of many gems in Larry's collection; about 20-30 IHB circa 1949 NW2s. Others (in this shot alone) include SD40T-2s, SD45T-2s, SDMs & E8s.
A gaggle of Harbor Belt switchers, eastbound at the always-busy Blue Island Jct.
The inside of Dolton Tower is rarely quiet, an assortment of communication equipment keeps the operator busy when not routing trains through the interlocking.
A westbound IHB manifest pulls in to IHB's Blue Island Yard while IHB SW1500 1509 waits on the connection leading up to the CN.
A westbound IHB freight crosses Indiana Ave as it prepares to head into Blue Island yard.