2 of IHBs SD20s rest next to IHBs yard office in Blue Island. These vintage SD20s have now been shipped off and are out of service.
CF&E 5597, a former CP SD40-2, sits with a train on the west end of IHB’s Blue Island Yard in Riverdale, IL.
Iowa Interstate's transfer from Burr Oak Yard to Blue Island (IHB) Yard shoves into the west end with "Big Gulp" GP38-2 711 and SD38-2 151 providing the muscle.
IHB's Blue Island Yard shortly before sunset.
A hump job hangs around outside the tower at Blue Island Yard's west end. An SD20, an SW1500 and a slug make up the set as they prepare to begin the morning's work.
IHB 2923 shoves a cut of cars up the hump at IHB’s Blue Island Yard. This unit, along with IHB’s other SD20s, will soon be replaced by new units from CN.
With its career on the IHB nearing a close, SD20 2920 shoves hard on a cut of cars at the east end of Blue Island Yard. The presence of smoke just proves that she's going to work hard to the very ... (more)
Endangered IHB SD20 2923 teams up with SD38-2 3861 to switch Blue Island Yard in Riverdale on this cold, but sunny morning. A UP SD70ACe and a KCS SD70MAC also make an appearance as they prepare t... (more)
IHB 1512 leads a cut of potash cars out of Blue Island Yard on a sunny autumn afternoon
Three trains go about their business at Blue Island Yard in Riverdale.
As a slug set makes its way east, a westbound transfer arrives at IHB's Blue Island Yard with a pair of GP40-2's.
As other power gathers around, a pair of NS GP60's and a Dash 9 shove a single gondola into IHB's Blue Island Yard. The GP60's and the Dash 9 would depart on 34J much later in the day.
Yard power wait at engine track
"Power of Tomorrow. Today" This slogan is seen adorning EMD's first SD60 demonstrator which is in transit from their plant in LaGrange to Conrail territory for testing. Tom Golden pho... (more)
A trio of UP 70M locomotives are heading out of the IBH yard on a frigidly cold day in Illinois. The 4197 looks to have had its under frame cleaned when compared to that of the 4346 a few tracks ... (more)