Colors at Barr Yard.
Locos starting to pile up at IHB Blue Island Yard.
A CSX manifest bound for Detroit leaves Barr Yard in the morning. The third locomotive is a Detroit Diesel RD20 demonstrator. This locomotive pilot program was ultimately unsuccessful, although I'... (more)
IHB 8786 and 8792 idle awaiting assignment in IHB's Blue Island Yard in 1992. 8786 was sold to Larry's in 2006, and 8792 was sold and scrapped in 2002.
Holding in the IHB yard...
A pair of former BN GP50's, now owned by RailAmerica, assigned to the CBNS, and pooled by the CF&E.. lay over in IHB's Riverdale yard before departing eastbound back to Fort Wayne on CF&E's road f... (more)
A road slug, dubbed by Indiana Harbor Belt as a Power Booster, awaiting its next assignment in IHB's Blue Island Yard.
A former CR C39-8 idles along with an NS SD70M and an IHB mother-slug set in IHB's Riverdale Yard.
There always seems to be a rainbow at CSXT's Barr Yard. Today it's a Relco SW-9 (ex-SCL 139/ACL 657) in transit (for repair or re-assignment?) between a pair of CN locomotives and a CSXT geep.
The morning lineup awaiting crews.
A light UP move (with a BNSF GP39-2 as the pilot) and an IHB transfer await a clear signal across Dolton Crossing.
A roster shot of a slug unit termed by IHB as a Diesel Hump Trailer. The SW1500 (to the left of the DHT) is "permanently" paired with it.
You can still find them. Here a transfer caboose sits in Barr Yard, still in use. Although it's rare to see a cupola these days (CP/SOO still uses a few), you can still find cabooses in ... (more)