With the fate of the NIPSCO power plant uncertain, these NORX coal trains may be a distant memory soon enough. With that said, on a sunny spring afternoon, one of South Shore’s NORX coal empties... (more)
Spring in Chicagoland, after a day of severe weather, the following day opened up 50s & sun, perfect weather for South Shore’s NORX coal empties to traverse the system. Todays train has one of t... (more)
Traction orange is seen in abundance on the South Shore Line, near Shops, at Michigan City Indiana. Jeff Stupar photo.
Update: South Shore Line Double Track Project - Eight power units are seen on the new double track configuration at the Amtrak Michigan Line crossing, in-between the former street running trackage... (more)
A two car Interurban is seen at Goff Junction, on the South Shore Line, at approximately 0900 hrs.
CSS 2010 sits next to a KCS Belle in Michigan City. The 2010 still wears LIRC paint.
CSS GP38-2 2010, still in LIRC paint, sits in the yard in Michigan City.
CSS GP38-2 2007 leads AF7 West down 10th Street in Michigan City. The street running trackage on 11th Street has already been removed, and 10th Street will soon follow.
Six EMD units lead a freight west, on what remains of 11th street in the South Shore Line Double Track Project work zone, near Ohio street.
CSS 2006 trails a power move at 11th and Franklin in Michigan City. Trains were required to obey the traffic lights here. The traffic lights, as well as 11th Street itself have since been removed.
CSS 805 rests near the shop in Michigan City.
On the second to last day of South Shore passenger service on the streets of Michigan City, a Eastbound train heads up the hill on the East side of town. Two months later, this area is almost unre... (more)
A westbound South Shore Freight is seen returning back to Michigan City after servicing Unifrax and Five Start on the east end of the line at Olive.
The South Shore is seen taking 121 loads for Burns Harbor along I90 through East Chicago, IN.
A westbound South Shore Freight crosses the Calumet River as it heads west to interchange with the BRC.