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.
A pair of 1940's vintage Indiana Harbor Belt switchers bring a pair of brand new Santa Fe GP60Ms from the EMD plant in Ontario for delivery to their owner at Hodgkins. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of CNW EMDs leads a Union Pacific counterpart on an eastbound freight on the IHB. Bill Raia photo.
The classic CN "Zebra Stripe" scheme is seen adorning this first-generation Geep. Tom Bowers photo.
Amtrak #364, The International Limited, is seen making a stop at the Hammond/Whiting Amtrak station in the summer of 1989. Tom Golden photo.
Morrison Knudsen 4302 was a Sulzer-powered GP7. It is spotted at the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.
Built in nearby LaGrange, a brand new Conrail SD50 awaits pick up by its owner at the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard. A set of older Conrail EMD power can be seen in the background as wel... (more)