Taking a spin on the turntable at the Indiana Harbor Belt's engine facility at Gibson Yard roundhouse in Hammond, Indiana, are IHB SW1500 1524 (ex-IHB 9221) and IHB RP15BDF 1508. IHB 1508 was cre... (more)
Indiana Harbor Belt owns two RP15BDF locomotives, 1506 and 1508, which are dual-fuel engines, operating on either diesel fuel or liquified natural gas (LNG). Photographed at the IHB's engine faci... (more)
I’m always a sucker for a pretty face but for this one, not so much. Roundhouse scuttlebutt was that these were embargoed due to being built with no collision protection in the front. Present st... (more)
The turntable is a degree or two from indexing as one of the great faces in American railroading fills the frame. Note the little fender below the pilot. I wonder why they added it.
Hard to think of them as old but here is an old unit getting ready to drop his hump slug to go pick up an RP15BDM to be positioned for photographs.
IHB SD20 2920 pulls up to Hohman Ave for headroom.
IHB SD20 2920 pulls past CP Ryan in Hammond for headroom.
IHB SD20 2923 brings a pulldown out of the west end of Gibson yard.
CSS 2004 (GP38-2) leads CSS PF-10 as it snakes through Hammond and up the grade at Calumet Hill.
CSXT 8801 heads west out of IHB's Gibson Yard in Hammond, Indiana. Here it is passing IHB 1509, a veteran SW1500.
CSXT 8801 leads its loaded coke train south on approach into IHB's Gibson Yard in Hammond, Indiana.
IHB 2923 leads a pulldown south out of IHB's Gibson Yard in Hammond, Indiana.
A UP ACe brings a cut of cars out of Gibson Yard for headroom.
Protecting the shove, on not so well maintained track. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
CITX SW1500 1561 heads light under the new cantilever at Hohman Ave.