Conductor Wally Harpp walks through the brush to the call box in order to obtain permission, and get the signal, to proceed across the EJ&E Porter Line with his westbound train, which is on the fo... (more)
LMX 8552 powers an Elkhart-BN Cicero runthrough freight through Chesterton/Porter, IN near the CSX connection from Michigan. That line was used by CP and Amtrak as well as CSX. This train is on NY... (more)
Nearly new (Jan. 1993) CR 5515 Rests at Chesterton, IN while an Elkhart-Streator, IL Santa Fe run through led by SD40 ATSF 5005 rolls by, preparing to exit to the former NYC line to Kankakee and S... (more)
UP 7055 leads NS train 55N at CP 482 on the Chicago Line, as it approaches Porter Junction.
As the evening hours are in full swing, NS 7674 zooms by Chesterton leading a Hotshot Z Train.
A Conrail manifest crosses over mains at Chesterton/Porter, Indiana. If I recall right the train was crossing over to exit onto the Indiana Harbor Belt line, which in addition to heading to IHB ya... (more)
With headlights dimmed and ready for a meet, this eastbound freight splits Chesterton in two.
NS 8075 brings an intermodal train out of the sunset
BNSF 6667 races west through Chesterton, IN on the NS Chicago Line into the setting summer sun.
After their retirement from service with the South Shore in the early 1980s, four 1920s-era Pullman cars were purchased and moved to a railroad themed restaurant called The Chesterton Station. As... (more)
A pair of NS GP60s lead B08 west through CP 482.
18A heads eastbound past late season fall colors on the Chicago Line.
A rather short 20N heads east past a westbound auto rack train.
Eastbound coal heads uphill just outside of Chesterton on a warm morning.
An NS local heads back toward Gary with NS GP60 and another standard cab as power along with a few steel cars.