An all-EMD consist of both IC black and ICG orange and white locomotives brings a pig train through 21st Street Interlocking on Chicago's South Side. Tom Golden photo.
A Western Maryland Geep leads a recently renumbered C&O Geep on a westbound freight out of Barr Yard. The C&O unit was previously leased to the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend and sported it... (more)
A pair of former Nickel Plate Road GP7s brings a cut of autoracks through the many interlockings at Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of C&O U-Boats, both with some carbody doors open, are seen on the B&OCT through Hammond. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of SD45s along with a fellow EMD head east on the Chicago Line as the engineer poses for the camera. Tom Golden photo.
Known as the "world's largest switcher," one of the South Shore's three 2-D-D-2s is seen switching cars at Burnham Yard after a Chicago snowfall. Tom Golden photo.
EJ&E's Bicentennial contribution is gleaming in the summer sun while on display at a U.S. Steel open house in Gary. Notice the white-painted air hoses on the unit.
A Family Lines caboose brings up the rear of a "funeral train" full of former L&N and SCL first-generation diesels. These locomotives are headed west on the IHB and are most likely boun... (more)
Soo Line 767 leads former KCS and Milwaukee Road units on a grain train through Blue Island. Bill Raia photo.
Formerly a Rock Island boxcar, this LaSalle and Bureau county wooden transfer caboose is seen passing the distinct water tower at Pullman Junction on Chicago's south side. Tom Golden photo.
A wide array of EMD power at Blue Island Yard includes SW1500s, NW2s, and GP50s awaiting their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Harbor NW2s, one in the latest black and orange scheme, is seen switching cars at Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A Harbor switcher and booster unit are parked under the Halsted Avenue overpass awaiting their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Indiana Harbor Belt switchers bring an empty Inland Steel coal train west on a cold winter day. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of black and orange first-generation switchers await their next assignment at Blue Island Yard. The IHB's fleet would consist entirely of switchers until the late 1990s. Tom Golden photo.