Tom Golden photo.
A CNW transfer has departed the IHB's Gibson Yard and is making its trek back to its home at Proviso. Today's transfer includes two dimensional storage tanks, five new MBTA F40PHs, and a mixed ba... (more)
Oftentimes when their Chicago Line would be out of service, Conrail would use the IHB mainline several miles to the south for detour traffic. This would be the case with this eastbound stack trai... (more)
With track work ongoing at the former NKP diamonds, a pair of IHB SW1500s bring a string of autoracks west across the mainlines at Hohman Interlocking. Tom Golden photo.
An IHB SW7 is seen bringing a trio of former Santa Fe cabooses east toward Gibson Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Although Hohman Interlocking was one of Chicagoland's busiest junctions, it had not seen passenger trains since Amtrak left the former Erie Lackawanna mains in the late 1970s. Due to a gas leak, ... (more)
The Indiana Harbor Belt has had several hirail vehicles numbered as HR-1 in its fleet. The earliest was this late 1960s Dodge van, seen sporting the OSHA Orange scheme, which is seen passing by a... (more)
A former Santa Fe caboose, IHB 75 brings up the rear of an eastbound locomotive move consisting of more than 15 new Boston & Maine GP40-2s. Built nearby at EMD's LaGrange (Illinois) plant, the ne... (more)
An Indiana Harbor Belt caboose hop is seen headed westbound towards the IL/IN state line in a view from Hohman Tower. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Conrail GP40s heads eastbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.