Indiana Interstate Railway was a shortline the operated in the late 1970s on the former New York Central "Pumpkin Vine" line between Middlebury and Shipshewana, Indiana. The railroad se... (more)
Led by a Conrail GP7, the Interlake Steel bottle train is seen on the former South Chicago & Southern at Calumet Park Junction. This line would be abandoned by Conrail in the 1990s causing Amtrak... (more)
Only a couple months old, a pair of SD40-2s leads a long string of power south along the former C&EI in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
Sporting the Family Lines paint scheme, a pair of L&N GP7s lead a string of loaded piggyback flats south along the former Chicago & Eastern Illinois. These two units are on home rails as they wer... (more)
On the second day of 1986, a pair of EJ&E SD38-2s pass through the cold, snowy town of Griffith. Tom Golden photo.
On their first revenue move, a trio of Conrail SD50s heads east from the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Note the flatcars loaded with truck frames which were a common sight throughout the 1980s and earl... (more)
Led by a six-pack of Chessie System GP15Ts, the transfer to Chicago Rail Link is about to depart the B&O's Barr Yard. Note that a former LaSalle and Bureau County Baldwin (LSBC #8) is along for t... (more)
In February 1986, the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend acquired 12 former Burlington Northern F45s for coal service on the CSS. Of the 12 units, only 2 would turn a revenue mile for the CSS, ... (more)
Having been with the B&O for over 30 years of service, this high hood Geep leads a Chessie-painted GP30 as they head southeast toward Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A chopped-nose former CB&Q SD9 leads a transfer from the BN's Cicero Yard to CSX's former B&OCT Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
An Armour Yellow MoPac SD50 awaits its next assignment at the former C&EI Yard Center. Tom Golden photo.
A tiger-striped GP50 leads a pair of SD40-2s on an intermodal train along "The Racetrack." Tom Golden photo.
ATSF 3604 leading the inbound transfer from Corwith Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Led by a pair of EMDs, six brand new MoPac GE B30-7As are seen heading south from Yard Center on their first revenue run. Tom Golden photo.
Amtrak 62, a French-built Rohr Turboliner, is seen heading southwest as it traverses past Porter Tower from the former Pere Marquette main into Michigan to the fomrer New York Central Chicago line... (more)