CSXT 754 leads an intermodal through Blue Island Illinois on a cold morning.
An A-B-A of IHB switchers brings a stack train through Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
Awaiting another Monday morning to kickoff weekday commuter service, six RTA sets take a break over the weekend at the former Rock Island Burr Oak Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.
A mother-calf set of SSB1200 rebuilds leads a transfer from Corwith Yard to the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of EMDs work their way toward Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
In the late 1970s, the Rock Island began testing a Fiat Railbus for commuter service in the Chicagoland area. The Railbus is seen passing through Blue Island on a September day. Tom Golden photo... (more)
As a 2-car passenger train heads toward Chicago, a Rock Island NW2 brings a cut of cars out of the south end of Burr Oak Yard. Tom Golden photo.
NIRC 1, the oldest operating locomotive in revenue service pulls a single electric bi-level by the soon-to-be unmanned BI Tower. The tower itself is rumored to be closing soon, and may be torn dow... (more)
Led by a former KCS SD40, a Soo Line move from Bensenville Yard heads south on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Soo Line six-axles leads an empty coal train through Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
Consisting of caboose-C415-C415-caboose, a Rock Island cab hop heads past the Blue Island passenger depot into Burr Oak Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Led by a former DT&I GP40, a Grand Trunk Western stack train heads south through Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.