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.
With a signal into Blue Island Yard, CP 9570 heads west with a vehicle train.
UP SD40-2 3230 leads the YCNYC transfer eastward, approaching its destination of Yard Center. A great sight to see in late 2013!
IHB 3861, the last remaining SD38-2 on the roster, leads the eastbound BA1 out of Blue Island Yard. In the distance, the IHB's 515 Job can be seen waiting to head east with an SW1500 in charge.
A somewhat typical, oftentimes colorful consist for the CMNW is seen in the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of new GE widecabs for LMS heads west through Riverdale toward the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A brand new CREX ES44 leads an auto train west out 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.
Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Seaboard units are headed east out of Barr Yard with a stack train as they cross under the IC mainline. Tom Golden photo.
Here is something you would not expect to see in Chicagoland.
Just another typical day at IHB Blue Island Yard finds another slug set working a cut of cars while other units awaits the next call to duty.
A slug set works the east end of Blue Island Yard.