This is what became of a couple of IHB SW1500's. IHB 1506 and 1508 have been rebuilt into RP15BDF's to run on compressed natural gas/diesel.
The old and the new works together at the west end of Gibson Yard. So far, two IHB SW1500's have been rebuilt into RP15BDF's to run on compressed natural gas/diesel. Here are the two as they work ... (more)
IHB SW1500 No. 1509 pulls a string of tank cars through Blue Island.
IHB 1508 switches out a local industry in Hammond, IN.
IHB and EJ&E locals work side by side in the shadow of the massive East Chicago steel mills.
IHB 1508 idles in Riverdale Yard.