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)
Fallen Flags everywhere. While waiting inside Argo Tower for the American Freedom Train passenger special to arrive, Tom Golden was able to capture a freight pass through on the Illinois Central ... (more)
It dont get much uglier than one of these... Its almost hard to believe CN hasn't painted them! Anyway, a southbound transfer from Proviso to Homewood passes the closed down tower at Argo.
This old Alco looked almost brand new back in 1997,it was recently repainted.It is seen returning home after working industries west of Clearing.
L503 holds at the Argo yard office for its conductor to walk up from CP Canal after re-aligning the IHB switch for mainline movement.
Corn Products takes some head room past the Rte 171 overpass.
YHOD303 brings the Hodgkins (BNSF GM Yard) to Clearing (BRC Yard) transfer onto the IHB/BRC connection track at Argo.
Their is more to Chicago then the regular railroad operations. Here at Corn Products we see a leased industrial switcher shuffling cars around in the megaplex. You just have to be at the right pla... (more)
IC&E's Huron train detours on the Indiana Harbor Belt to reach BRC's huge Clearing Yard. The train is heading compass south across the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on the southwest side of the ... (more)
Corn Products 68 was bought new for Corn Products and has a BRC style paint applied.
Note the B&O emblem in the concrete viaduct...this line was built by the B&OCT RR.