BRC 534 works a cut of cars on the east end of BRC Clearing Yard as it has done for many years. This unit used to wear the American Bicentennial colors before being repainted into the standard BRC... (more)
Three forms of transportation is seen in this busy area west of BRC Clearing Yard in Bedford Park. A Southwest 737 is approaching Midway Airport while a CSX stack train heads for CSX rails.
This are nice-looking cabooses, and still in proper use. Too bad about the graffito, even if it is "Chicago's own."
Finishing off a string of cars, BRC 573/573B roll slowly back down the east side of the hump to do it all again.
Catching some rays at sunset, CP 8797 sits around with a couple BRC units.
Love the stylistic reporting marks.
Afternoon at the west end of BRC Clearing Yard: a GP40-2/Road Slug pair await re-assignment and crew.
In 1996 this cow and calf set could be found working the Belt's Clearing Yard. Today they can be found a bit further north, in Crookston, MN on the Minnesota Northern.
A UP manifest pulls out for headroom. Eventually it will pull out and get on the IHB for Proviso.
Daily IC&E manifest has pulled from Clearing Yard for their westbound run across IL, but is running compass east around Midway Airport to get to the BRC mainline towards Metra/CP.
Hump jobs are in continuous motion at Clearing Yard. A pair of BNSF motors leaving the locomotive pit into the yard pass this one.
The 123 car detour strolls through CP 71st St. on the Harbor with an approach down to 87th St... of course running IHB style.
Cotton Belt GP60 9662 and Soo Line SD39 6241 sit side-by-side at Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, Illinois, on September 19, 1997.
Belt Railway at work on the day after Christmas with clean boxcars. Business was down then, there was even speculation of the yard closing.
Two pairs of newly-delivered GEVOs get some pre-servicing at Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard. UP 7697 (and behind it 7696), as well as another pair visible in the background, are here. The... (more)