My daughter Rebecca and Saul Carmargo assisted in this shot. Its not often that CBBI and BICB meet at Rockdale IL (Normally it's Seneca) but here is BICB waiting on CBBI at Houbolt road. I used ... (more)
Rare shot of the J operating over the Rock Island trackage through Joliet. This lasted only 60 days before the B&OCT took over.
The EJ&E ran the Rock Islands line from Joliet to Peoria IL on a 60 day Directed Service order in May and June. The J attempted to buy this line from the Rock's Trustee but B&OCT (Chessie) made ... (more)
Sitting at the Arkansas and Missouri's shops. IIRC was to be parted out to keep their other Alcos running.
Northern Indiana Public Service did a test burn of Colorado Coal. Three trainloads were routed from the Converse Mine to Joliet via the SP where their power was cut off and the J power backed ont... (more)