IHB SW1500 1515 leads a local west through Calumet.
A late evening bottle train closes in on Calumet Tower as it makes way to the ArcelorMittal plant in Riverdale, IL. A former Penn Central GP38-2, built in 1973, leads the way.
Shortly after departing the IHB's Lakefront Yard, the fan favorite bottle train approaches CP 100 with an NS GP38-2 in charge. ArcelorMittal stands in the background. Before long, we'll be seeing ... (more)
A duo of Indiana Harbor Belt SW1500's creep across the bridge over the Grand Calumet River. This set is usually on pulldowns at Blue Island so it was unique to see them north of Gibson Yard.
Peace at CP 502 is broken by a morning bottle train to ArcelorMittal. Leading the train is NS 5809, a rebuilt GP50. The NS bottle trains are exclusive to NWI but soon the contract will be going to... (more)
ArcelorMittal GP15-1's 417 and 418 are pulling for all they're worth as they bring a heavy train of pet coke into the East Chicago plant. As the train winds its way into the plant, the rear can be... (more)
The Chicago skyline stands tall 23 miles away as ArcelorMittal SW1500 #111, one of the many locomotives on the #1 leader in steel's roster, shoves a bottle train into the massive East Chicago plan... (more)
CP 7021 leads CSX V101 west over the Grand Calumet River in East Chicago, Indiana. 7021 is one of five special military units the CP released in 2019.
Shot from the steps of Grasselli Tower, an IHB Power Booster and GP38-2 head north along the Kankakee Line. Grasselli Tower would be moved in 2007 to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum and refurb... (more)
The ArcelorMittal owns quite the collection of switch locomotives. SW1500 #304 leads a "bottle train" out of the shadows of the East Chicago, IN plant, as it makes way for IHB's Lakefront Yard. Ev... (more)
ArcelorMittal... 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Would you expect anything less from the world's largest steel producer? At the East Chicago plant, we see their pair of GP15-1's... (more)
After cutting the corner at CP 501 onto the IHB, NS train 35J heads for Blue Island with a NS heritage duo.
IHB 114 stole some NS power and is seen coming off the Lakefront with 36 cars for the Cast Armor as a 64E bomb train cuts the corner at CP 501.
IHB GP40-2 4016 leads a coke train south through control point Grasselli.
IHB's lone SD38-2 shoves the 115 job into Michigan Avenue Yard.