Heading southbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt main line, a Belt Railway of Chicago freight is about duck under the Burlington Northern three-track main line at La Grange, Illinois, late in the day... (more)
A trio of BRC Alcos are seen bringing a transfer into the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
BROC Alco #604 brings a transfer freight into CNW's Proviso Yard on a dreary day in January of 1986.
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago Centuries are seen pulling a cut of cars from Clearing Yard including a former Alaska Railroad passenger car. Tom Golden photo.
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C424 Nos. 604 and 605 drag a freight southbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt at La Grange, Illinois, on October 12, 1986. The train is about to duck under the Burlington... (more)
BRC transfer job Pullman Jct south side of Chicago
Centuries pause at Clearing.
one of the best crossings in the Chicago area was Pullman Jct on the south side of the city where around ten different railroads passed through. Here a westbound Belt Railway of Chicago transfer r... (more)
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C424's 604 and 602 round the curve just south (railroad east) of Beverly Jct. on the Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railway. They are lugging a heavy, 100-plus car ... (more)
BRC C424 604 and 602 shove a transfer train around the northwest leg of the wye from BRC to Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad rails at 75th Street (Forest Hill) Interlocking Tower. Once t... (more)
Time was running out for the Belt's Centuries, I'm glad I got to photograph them before it was too late.
Belt RR Alcos work Clearing Yard.
A pair of BRC Alco's have pulled their train out of Clearing and are heading back to couple on and shove out.A MP transfer job for Dolton now has the highball.