Having been constructed in nearby LaGrange, a brand new MBTA unit is seen at the IHB's Blue Island Yard awaiting an eastbound Conrail freight for final delivery. Tom Golden photo.
Founded in the 1880s, the Chicago, West Pullman, and Southern was designed to transport steel from Wisconsin Steel's plant on Chicago's South Side to the nearby Harvester manufacturing plant. The... (more)
A pair of former Family Lines GP16s bracket a former B&O Geep on a southbound freight headed to Barr Yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of CNW GP50s leads a MoPac SD40-2 on a westbound manifest freight on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
A Belt Railway of Chicago TR4A/TR4B set is seen picking up cars from the South Shore's yard in Burnham. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago Century's heads north back toward home at Clearing Yard after delivering a transfer to CSX's Barr Yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
Although the BN utilized many Oakway SD60s for their trains, they also had three SD60s on their roster that were demonstrators from EMD. BN 8300 is seen at Clyde Yard in Cicero awaiting an outbou... (more)
A Burlington Northern E-unit leads a commuter train along the Race Track between Aurora and Chicago. Tom Golden photo.
Originally built for the Kelly Creek and Northwestern Railroad, this 2-8-0 passed through several owners hands before being relettered as Lakeshore Central System 1977 and used to haul tourist tra... (more)
A pair of consecutively-numbered Milwaukee Road SD45s are seen running west on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
Led by a CNW SD40-2, an eastbound manifest freight is seen leaving the IHB's Blue Island Yard Tom Golden photo.
A new CNW GP50 and UP C30-7 are seen moving lite power through the IHB's Blue Island Yard as they work their way to their outbound train. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Milwaukee Road GP20s are seen bringing a transfer from Bensenville Yard to the B&OCT's Barr Yard in nearby Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
A SD40 and GP30 are seen MUed as a consist outside of the Soo Line's two-stall roundhouse in Gladstone, Michigan. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Soo Line Geeps are seen bringing a local into the small yard in Gladstone, Michigan. Tom Golden photo.