IHB BP2 departs the west end of Blue Island Yard with two orange GP40-2’s leading while BP4 begins to build it’s train in the background.
IHB 4017 departs Blue Island yard with a Westbound manifest.
After a quick crew change at nearby Barr Yard, the CSX executives are on the move as they cross the triple tracked Indiana Harbor Belt at Harvey Junction. The train is making its way down the Chic... (more)
The CSX business train paid a visit to Chicagoland today. After a quick crew change at Barr Yard, the matching trio of F40PH's are seen making their way down the Chicago Heights Subdivision in Dix... (more)
IHB 4021 and 2021 lead a cut of cars out of Blue Island Yard. Once clear, they'll begin the shove move over the hump.
In charge of tonnage for IHB's Blue Island Yard, the Rock Island heritage unit and an NS SD70ACe shove across the Little Calumet River in Dixmoor, IL.
An IHB Blue Island hump job is seen shoving the last of its cut over the hump at Blue Island Yard.
The IHB's Blue Island hump job has just cleared the diamond in Dixmoor, Illinois as they shove a long cut of cars up and over the hump. A GP40-2LW has been paired with a slug built from a converte... (more)
IHB 5629 and 4017 are in charge of a westbound transfer out of Blue Island Yard as they cross the CSX Chicago Heights Sub at Harvey Junction. 5629 was built for the Penn Central in 1971. It spent ... (more)
Continuing its shove move into IHB's Blue Island Yard, IAIS train BIIHB clears up the diamond at CP Harvey. The single track main in the foreground is the CSX Chicago Heights Subdivision. BIIHB is... (more)
IHB 4022 crawls around 5mph as it shoves the pulldown/Yard hump back into Blue Island Yard, blocking other road freights and hogging the mainline from continuing their journey.
After the yard pulldown blocked up CP Harvey, BP2 finally departs Blue Island Yard after being held for over an hour. Here they are at Seeley Ave/CP Harvey with IHB 4017 and 2163 in charge.
The end of NRE Dixmoor is here. The last 4 locomotives to leave NRE In Dixmoor sit outside NRE on a cold January night, 2 former BN SD60M’s and 2 CSX GP39’s.
IHB 1515 works the west end Blue Island hump job.
Fresh from the paint booth, new power for the Marinette, Tomahawk, & Western is moved around the National Railway Equipment facility in Dixmoor. Tom Golden photo.