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)
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago GP38-2s are seen at the IHB's Blue Island Yard after bringing in a transfer. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Chessie System GP35s bring a brand new Missouri Pacific GP15-1 with the transfer run between B&O's Barr Yard in Riverdale and the MoPac's/L&N's Yard Center in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
A Burlington Northern SD40-2 is seen assisting Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr during Galesburg's Railroad Days. Bob Zwiers photo.
A brand new Amtrak AEM-7 is in the Indiana Harbor Belt's Argo Yard as it awaits movement east to Blue Island Yard for a pick up by Conrail for delivery to its owner on the east coast. Tom Golden ... (more)
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago Centuries are seen pulling a cut of cars from Clearing Yard including a former Alaska Railroad passenger car. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Armour Yellow MoPac GP50s are headed east from the B&O's Barr Yard with a transfer bound for MP's Yard Center in nearby Dolton. Note the Christmas-themed safety message painted outside ... (more)
Not far from its original owner's rails, this former EJ&E SD9 hsa been acquired by Montana Rail Link and is showing off the paint of its new owner. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Milwaukee Road SD40-2s heads east along the IHB in Dolton. Jim Mirabelli photo.
A trio of Grand Trunk Western Geeps are seen crossing the Cal Sag Channel as they pound the diamonds at Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
In typical then-Norfolk Southern fashion, a SD40-2 and N&W GE both are seen running long-hood forward as they head south (railroad east) along the IHB in Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
With its MKT heritage quite evident, this EMD Geep is seen awaiting movement at the former C&EI Yard Center. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of CSX EMDs bracket a trio of Grand Trunk Western units on on this southbound freight that is on the lead to Iowa Interstate's former Rock Island mainline. Tom Golden photo.
With cars continuing to be shoved over the hump on this summer afternoon, onlookers take photos of this Milwaukee Road F-unit and series of freight cars on display during a company open house. No... (more)