A slug set switches the West end of the massive Cleveland Cliffs Indiana Harbor complex. The slug set still wears ArcelorMittal paint for now.
NS 4005 leads a short steel train West through Whiting.
MS Tower oversaw a connecting track between the NYC, PRR, B&O, and EJ&E. In this 1970 scene, a Penn Central passenger train heads east past the tower. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.
A very foggy afternoon finds CSX Q138 heading thru Whiting, IN. This train is actually rerouting down the NS Chicago Line, as the usual route of the Barr Subdivision was severed in two locations, ... (more)
One of the treats around the South Chicago, Illinois/Northwest Indiana stateline is the South Chicago & Indiana Harbor Railway, which was known as the Chicago Short Line until 2003. SCIH (CSL) 30,... (more)
One of South Chicago & Indiana Harbor’s SW1500s shoves 4 coil cars and a caboose into ArcelorMittal in Whiting, Indiana.
NS 1085 passes through a thick cloud of steam let off from one of the many industries along Norfolk Southern’s Chicago Line in Whiting.
A treasure around the Illinois/Indiana border is the South Chicago & Indiana Harbor Railway, which was known as the Chicago Short Line until 2003. SCIH 30, 31 and 28 make a pickup at ArcelorMittal... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
A 6-car Conrail Officer's Special is seen rounding the curve at Whiting, IN. Tom Golden photo.
SCIH 31, an original Chicago Short Line SW1500, pulls a short train out of ArcelorMittal as it passes the BP Whiting Refinery. The CSL was founded in 1900 and operated until 2003 when they got a n... (more)
SCIH 31 works its way west out of the mills as it approaches one of the newer NWI attractions, the Mascot Hall Of Fame.
SCIH 31 pulls out of the west end of ArcelorMittal in Whiting as the snow falls down on NWI. In the background along Lake Michigan is where the midwest's finest steel is made.