South Shore freight engines make-up their train to head south to LaPorte and Kingsbury.
On May 5th, 1987, a short CSS freight heads west on 11th Street in Michigan, City, IN with a trio of GP38-2s.
Original Slide. Bob Jetmore Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
CSS AF7 hits the streets of Michigan City, on the first leg of their journey west. Every weekday, this job's primary function is to peddle the day's freight from the east end of the railroad to ei... (more)
Before the main targets of AF5 and AF7 could hit the street, we were greeted by a pleasant surprise - NICTD's two geeps heading down 11th Street to do god knows what further west of here. The 1000... (more)
An unseasonably warm night finds South Shore's AF7 - the train that forwards all far east end traffic west to either Bailly or Goff - all depends on who gets the interchange. It is just shy of 10P... (more)
South Shore at the Lake Shore. Former Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend Railroad 802 (2-D+D-2, GE) was produced by General Electric in Erie, PA as part of an order for the USSR. The orde... (more)
On yet another beautiful fall day, I ventured up to Michigan City to see what the CSS had going on. As I was sitting at Carroll Ave Yard, I heard CSS 2010 dial up the Amtrak Line Dispatcher, so I ... (more)
After working Kirk Yard, the Chicago South Shore freight heads back to their yard at Gary
CSS 2002 brings the tri-weekly train to Kingsbury south out of Shops, located in Michigan City. This train will take a trip down the former NKP I-MC line and end up in Kingsbury, IN where it will ... (more)
Consisting of passenger cars 1 through 5, a South Shore fan special is seen passing by the railroad's Michigan City shops. Tom Golden photo.
South Shore's Kingsbury job flies down jointed rail with a new engine for JBC in tow.
The South Shore Kingsbury local heads north back to Michigan City after a few hours of switching the industrial park in town.
CSS 804 and 805 hustle their train through the Ogden Dunes station in notch 8.
The South Shore Kingsbury local departs Michigan city on a warm summer morning.
Technically in LaPorte city limits, the Kingsbury Job accelerates northwest towards Michigan City after working two industries in LaPorte.