All sorts of interchange action has occurred at the B&OCT's Barr Yard. While the BRC brings in its train from Clearing Yard, lite sets of power from the Santa Fe (Corwith Yard) and ICG (Markham Y... (more)
A pair of former MoPac SW1200s have been added to US Steel's locomotive roster and are awaiting movement to their new home at USS's Lorain Works. Tom Golden photo.
An EMD SD40-2 leads a manifest into Barr Yard in Riverdale as the snow-pack slowly begins to melt after the 17+ days in the deep freeze.
IHB 4012 shoves a short cut of cars onto the former Panhandle line and into the small yard near the ArcelorMittal mill in Riverdale.
One of three former BN SD60s passes through the east end of the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
The only remaining IHB SD38-2 on the IHB roster shoves a cut of cars back deeper into the yard on a nice sunny but cold winter day.
Tom Golden photo.
A pair of former Western Pacific Geeps move engine lite through the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
CNW GP40 5529 and 5512
41 years separate these EMD products. A brand new Cotton Belt GP60 is at the IHB's service track adjacent to a 1949-built NW2. Tom Golden photo.
The Chessie Steam Special is being prepared for its roundtrip to Garrett, Indiana. Tom Golden photo.
IHB 4020 and the IHB 1512 shove a cut over the Hump at the West End of the Blue Island Yard.
A pair of unpainted Conrail SD60Is sits with an EMD Leasing unit awaiting movement on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
A collection of CSX power sits around at the west end of Barr Yard. Also included is the cars for the Geometry train that would depart a few days later.
Awaiting completion of the passenger boarding process, the Chessie Steam Special is on the east end of Barr Yard for departure with a round trip to Michigan and back. Tom Golden photo.