A trio of MILW coal hoppers derailed while pulling into the east end of the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Contractors with side booms are on site in front of the shuttered Stewart Avenue tower working ... (more)
C&NW SD40-2 6908 and 6918 with two IHB units at Riverdale, Illinois.
New meets new. A new Conrail C39-8 is seen departing the IHB's Blue Island Yard while a new NS SD60 awaits delivery to its new owner. 13 years later, the units would become siblings on the NS ro... (more)
A pair of new Conrail GE C39-8s lead an older relative on an eastbound freight departing the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of BRC MP15DCs, including the Belt's contribution to the bicentennial, have an additional GP38-2 to provide power on a transfer from Clearing Yard to the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden phot... (more)
2 of IHBs SD20s rest next to IHBs yard office in Blue Island. These vintage SD20s have now been shipped off and are out of service.
A four-pack of ICG SW14s is seen pulling into the B&OCT's Barr Yard with a transfer from the ICG's Markham Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Iowa 515 heads light back towards Barr Yard.
Brand new GP15T C&O 1507 has been delivered to the B&OCT's Barr Yard. The GP15Ts were mostly used in Chicago-area yard and transfer service during their lifespan. Tom Golden photo.
CF&E 5597, a former CP SD40-2, sits with a train on the west end of IHB’s Blue Island Yard in Riverdale, IL.
New Years Day 2020 finds this former SP unit at rest in IHB Blue Island Yard.
A duo of YN2 AC44's approach IHB's Blue Island Yard as they make way under the former Illinois Central Mainline of Mid America.
A pair of YN2 AC4400CW's make for a refreshing sight as they approach IHB's Blue Island Yard with a westbound potash train.
IHB 2142 shoves a cut of coil cars back onto the Barr Sub and onto the former Panhandle line for the ArcelorMittal plant in Riverdale.
K443-02 (Chicago, IL - Lawrenceville, GA) waits for the signal at Riverdale after receiving a recrew. A trio of GE's of various flavor provide the muscle. To the left is Barr Yard and to the right... (more)