IHB 1520 leads a local south through La Grange, Illinois. With these scheduled to be converted to ECO's, the SW1500's are running on borrowed time.
The Argo 920 local pulls some loaded coal cars out of the small yard in La Grange.
Harsh weather like this requires hard work from both train and MoW crews of the Harbor Belt. Add the brutal smell of corn and chemicals from the near by massive Corn Products International and thi... (more)
The 920 job brings nineteen hoppers from La Grange to Argo. Here is it seen just before crossing Cossitt Ave just south of the BNSF overpass.
It's good to see old switchers in mainline action. This one was tied down on point of a long mixed freight transfer.
IHB SW1500 1520 and slug PB1 work the yard
IHB 1520 and PB1 work the yard as other IHB and NS units idle
IHB 1520 and PB1 switch the yard...
One of IHB's rebuilt SW's leads a slug as they work hard to drag a cut of 5-bay coal cars south toward McCook.
An IHB SW1500 and road slug PB1 lug a hefty bunch of loaded coal cars out of the LaGrange Yard. Even in run 8 they were barely making 10mph.
The IHB 910 Job comes South with a string of cars for the Iowa Interstate in Blue Island.
IHB 1520 mated with PB-1 drags a string of loaded coal cars out of LaGrange toward Argo Yd.
IHB 1520, ex-IHB 9220, returning from repairs and paint; to be transfered to CN and returned north.