Belt Railway of Chicago MP15 534 at Clearing Yard in Chicago October 1975. Built in June 1975, This MP15 lasted into the mid to late 90s wearing the Bicentennial paint scheme. James Claflin Photo ... (more)
12 years after it was painted, The Belt Railway of Chicago's bicentennial contribution leads a transfer along CSX's former B&OCT to Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
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A Roger Puta Photograph
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago switchers, including Bicentennial unit #534, are about ready to depart the B&OCT's Barr Yard and return to Clearing Yard with a cut of cars. Tom Golden photo.
The BRC has always been hard to spot, outside of yards, but here we have 534 preparing to head north, down its namesake mainline.
After switching out the local industry, BRC 534, an MP15DC switcher, heads back north, while another northbound plays catch up.
Belt Railway's bicentennial unit, 16 years after the bicentennial, is paired up with sibling 533, idling here at the top of Clearing Yard's hump.
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)
This engine now wears the traditional BRC paint scheme, but it is still an OLS unit.
BRC 534 works on the never ending task of sorting cars at BRC's huge Clearing Yard.