The extremely short-lived Mon-Wed-Fri 100th St. local assignment shoves 31 cement hoppers up the BRC's South Chicago Industrial Lead, toward Commercial Avenue Yard. An unseasonably warm day and my... (more)
The RC operator stands on the front porch of GP23ECO BRC 230 as he works a pull down job at the Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard in Chicago, Illinois. BRC 230 was originally built as a GP40... (more)
On a sunny afternoon in the windy city, a pair of BNSF GP23ECO's shove a cut of cars into their Western Avenue Yard. Both units were built as ATSF GP38's in 1970 and look quite sharp in their H4 p... (more)
One os Metra's two new ECOs shoves a work train east through Franklin Park.
A pair of BNSF GP23ECO's shove back through Cicero Yard after spotting a string a intermodal cars while two coal trains pass by in the background. Both of these GP23ECO were originally built as Sa... (more)
A remote controlled Belt Railway of Chicago GP23ECO pulls a cut of auto parts boxcars as it works one of the flat switching leads on the eastern side of Clearing Yard. A consist of CSX and UP GEVO... (more)
A Belt Railway of Chicago yard crew uses an RC GP23ECO to work the east end of Clearing Yard.
The Belt Railway of Chicago (BRC) is know for being an operation that is rarely seen outside of their massive Clearing Yard, which makes is pretty difficult to get any kind of photos of their loco... (more)
A remote controlled Belt Railway of Chicago GP23ECO pulls a string of covered hoppers down one of the yard leads at the railroad's Clearing Yard. The locomotive operator can be seen to the left of... (more)
Two Belt Railway of Chicago jobs work one of the Clearing Yard hump bowls. BRC 237 is pulling a cut of cars out of the yard as 560 waits to shove in.
A BRC GP23ECO ties on to a cut of cars from the hump bowl on a sunny March morning. A MOW crew is doing some quick work to one of the switches in the foreground.
BRC 237 pulls down a cut over covered hoppers as it switches cars at the Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard. A set of NS power awaits its next assignment in the background.
The Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard is always a busy a place, and this March morning is no exception. Four crews are hard at work including a hump job shoving cars with a SD40-2 and slug s... (more)
A Belt Railway of Chicago yard job pulls down the lead with GP23ECO 237 as CN L503 builds their train in the yard on a sunny March morning.
BRC 231 works a cut of cars in BRC's Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, Illinois. This unit was rebuilt from a GP40 to a GP23ECO.