CR 6867 passes thru the ancient crossing at Brighton Park, IL in November of 1990.
IC 6141 leads a freight thru the ancient interlocking at Brighton Park in November of 1992. It is amazing this place still existed in 1992.
It looks like Conrail, but white patches under the cab window indicates this locomotive has already been assimilated into Norfolk Southern. A train passes through the classic interlocking at Brigh... (more)
The WC SD45 is cool. but the semaphores that date to 1944 were special. They were replaced in 2007.
BN 7171 leads a transfer thru Brighton Park on Thanksgiving
weekend in 1990. The hand operated semaphores were a throwback to a different era.
Well, the semaphores may be gone, but the IC isn't.
All track work comes to a halt as Amtrak Lincoln Service train #351 roll past the semaphores at BRIGHTON PARK. The switchtender in the shanty had delayed an NS freight for over 30 minutes to give... (more)
This is the last Metra train to stop at Brighton Park; according to the contract workers on site, the semaphores would be gone within three hours.
As night falls on the Brighton Park interlocking, a NS southbound streaks over the diamond. As of tommorow night, this view will be no longer as all the semaphores and switch tower equipment is to... (more)
BNSF ACe 9337 rolls past the still-manned (for a few more days) shack at Brighton Park Crossing.
The State House for St. Louis crosses the Indiana Harbor Belt Line at Brighton Park crossing.
A BNSF stack train heads west through the semophores at Brighton Park. Work is being done to automatic this manual junction with a rumored cutover of July 4, 2007.
A lone pony leads doublestacks west through the semophores at Brighton Park. Work is being done to automatic this manual junction with a rumored cutover of July 4, 2007.
Brighton Park Crossing, with the manned "tower" (shack) complete with "facilities" (port-a-potty). Hope that tower is heated, because the temp as BNSF 9507 hits the diamond is about 15 degrees.