NRG’s Will County Generating Station in Romeoville, IL owns 2 EMD SD20 locomotive’s. Those SD20's are used to deliver coal trains in and out of the plant that Union Pacific delivers to them. One o... (more)
A beautiful 66° Sunday night finds IHB 2924 working Gibson Yard's East End switcher. At 2230 this same night, both 324's crew would die on time, and 2924 would be permanently retired from the rail... (more)
For years, rumors have been floating around that the coal fired, Midwestern Generating Station in Romeoville was going to be making a transition to natural gas. Most, if not all nearby plants have... (more)
Older EMD and GE locomotives sit at the east end of NRE’s Silvis facility. The units labeled “Lewis” are sadly destined for scrap.
An ICG train departs East St. Louis. The Paducah built SD20 was rebuilt from a UP SD24.
The east deadlines at NRE are still quite colorful despite the recent purge in equipment. In the foreground is an ex-IC Paducah rebuilt SD20, originally Southern SD24 6331.
NRG Energy's Will County Generating Station in Romeoville owns a pair of SD20's. Those SD20's are used to haul coal trains (delivered by UP) in and out of the plant. Both of them have quite colorf... (more)
MJRX 1021 is an SD20 assigned to handle switching at the Farmland Service Grain Elevator at Gothenburg, NE. The unit was built as an SD24 for Southern Railway in January 1960. It was sold to Illin... (more)
An Indiana Harbor Belt hump job working Blue Island Yard in Blue Island, Illinois takes head room west on the IHB, crossing a diamond over the CSX Chicago Heights Subdivision. An SD20, SW1500, and... (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.
An Indiana Harbor Belt SD20, SW1500, and yard slug pull hard as they drag a long cut of cars out on the hump lead at the IHB Blue Island Yard. The locomotives let out a puff of smoke as they cross... (more)
IHB 2920 works its way through the UP connection at Dolton with a transfer for the UP at Yard Center.
ICG EMD SD20 2008 and GM&O SD40 902 at Homewood, Illinois. A Mike Bledsoe Photo.
An Indiana Harbor Belt hump job is working hard on the west of the railroads yard in Blue Island, Illinois. In the lead is an SD20, smoking it up along with an SW1500 and yard slug.