IHB 1512 leads a cut of potash cars out of Blue Island Yard on a sunny autumn afternoon
Three trains go about their business at Blue Island Yard in Riverdale.
As a slug set makes its way east, a westbound transfer arrives at IHB's Blue Island Yard with a pair of GP40-2's.
As other power gathers around, a pair of NS GP60's and a Dash 9 shove a single gondola into IHB's Blue Island Yard. The GP60's and the Dash 9 would depart on 34J much later in the day.
Yard power wait at engine track
"Power of Tomorrow. Today" This slogan is seen adorning EMD's first SD60 demonstrator which is in transit from their plant in LaGrange to Conrail territory for testing. Tom Golden pho... (more)
A trio of UP 70M locomotives are heading out of the IBH yard on a frigidly cold day in Illinois. The 4197 looks to have had its under frame cleaned when compared to that of the 4346 a few tracks ... (more)
The 4346 and its EOT device reside quietly next to numerous empty tank cars that are waiting for their next load of propylene.
A relatively clean and brand new Union Pacific GEVO pulls a train of propylene tank cars out of one of the 44 classification tracks in the Blue Island hump yard. Since the yard lacks a designated... (more)
Sharp looking genset
IHB Genset 2142 rests near the yard office at Blue Island Yard.
A IHB slug set works the east end of Blue Island yard.
Morning action at the east end of IHB's Blue Island Yard.
Chessie lives! VLIX 7311, which was stored on the Chesapeake & Indiana for several years, moved to Barr Yard in late September. Now it has been transferred to IHB's Blue Island Yard in Riverdale.