BRC 211 switches out some coal loads at Commercial Ave for KCBX Terminal.
Smokin’ at McCook: After waiting for a couple of Santa Fe trains to clear the diamond, a long and heavy Belt Railway of Chicago freight gets its turn on the crossing at McCook, Illinois, on Septem... (more)
BRC cow-calf set at BRC Clearing yard. Not sure is model is correct?
Working the west end at Clearing
Centuries pause at Clearing.
A rare BRC TR4A goes about the never-ending task of switching cars at Clearing.
By the time I finally made it to Chicago all Alcos of the Belt Railway had been retired. S6 no. 420 rests with the larger family mates, all C424s, in the evening sun awaiting their disposition. I ... (more)
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago C424s are seen headed southeast on the B&OCT as they bring a cut of cars to CSX's Barr Yard in nearby Riverdale, Illinois. Tom Golden photo.
On my last day in Chicago we see the largest yard I have seen to date. Humps going in both directions, trains and cars everywhere. I feel sorry for any FNG's!
One of BRC's active SW1500's is working hard at the east end of Clearing. The wind was working hard, too, gusting upwards of 40MPH......
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago switchers, including Bicentennial unit #534, are about ready to depart the B&OCT's Barr Yard and return to Clearing Yard with a cut of cars. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of BRC C424s brings a transfer to Clearing Yard. Tom Golden photo.