A wide array of EMD power at Blue Island Yard includes SW1500s, NW2s, and GP50s awaiting their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Harbor NW2s, one in the latest black and orange scheme, is seen switching cars at Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A Harbor switcher and booster unit are parked under the Halsted Avenue overpass awaiting their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of Indiana Harbor Belt switchers bring an empty Inland Steel coal train west on a cold winter day. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of black and orange first-generation switchers await their next assignment at Blue Island Yard. The IHB's fleet would consist entirely of switchers until the late 1990s. Tom Golden photo.
Morrison Knudsen 4302 was a Sulzer-powered GP7. It is spotted at the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.
Built in nearby LaGrange, a brand new Conrail SD50 awaits pick up by its owner at the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard. A set of older Conrail EMD power can be seen in the background as wel... (more)
CSXT 5421 was leading an eastbound intermodal train through Gary, Indiana when it collided with an empty hopper train being shoved by a CSS&SB crew which derailed into the path of the CSXT train. ... (more)
Amtrak doesn't get much more old school. Phase IV Dash 8 519 highballs south with Illini #393. *Please note: This photo was taken on Metra property, with permission.*
The early 1990s saw many Canadian Pacific freights in the Chicago area powered by MLW and ALCO products. A CP Century is captured here at the IHB's yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
One of the recently reactivated warbonnets take a spin on CSX's turntable. This unit has been patched again back to the 200 series it was originally delivered to the ATSF.
A brand new MoPac GE is seen in the B&OCT's Barr Yard awaiting delivery to its owner at nearby Yard Center in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of repainted South Buffalo SW1200s await transport in Barr Yard. Tom Bowers photo.
Used as power for passenger excursions in Virginia and Wisconsin in the mid-1980s, Charleston & Western Carolina is seen awaiting transport in B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.