Of all the times I've been to Clearing Yard this is the first time I have seen the BRC working the industrial spurs on the North side of the yard. At this moment they are backing a single box car... (more)
BRC GP38-2 No. 581 and crew switching at Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, IL on August 14, 2008.
With BRC 560 & 583, now on the hump and ready to shove there cars over the hump, BRC 530, a SW1500, pull its first cut of cars out of the eastbound bowl, and starts to assemble a outbound train.
Belt Railway of Chicago, SD40-3 560, is mated with GP38-2 583, as they sit in front of the East End Operations building, waiting to couple on to a cut of cars to shove over the hump.
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 SD40 561 shoves back into the yard for another cut of cars.
BRC 533 takes headroom at 65th Street for multiple switch moves.
The BRC has always been hard to spot, outside of yards, but here we have 534 preparing to head north, down its namesake mainline.
After switching out the local industry, BRC 534, an MP15DC switcher, heads back north, while another northbound plays catch up.
BRC 582, a GP38-2 is opperating in remote mode, as the remote opperator stands watch as he shoves more cars onto the hump lead, past the East Yard Operations Center, so another hump set can shove ... (more)