A Belt Railway of Chicago MP15 brings a sting of cars down the yard lead to head out and switch industries served by the railroad. In the background, a CSX unit molten sulfur train is awaiting cle... (more)
Former Belt Railway of Chicago GP9 no. 471 still looks sharp after being sold off and ending up switching grain for Gavilon Grain Co. in Kearney, Nebraska. This elevator is a former Peavey facilit... (more)
A Belt Railway of Chicago MP15 pulls down out of the yard and pauses at Hayford Junction with a train of cars for local industries.
It's a busy morning at the Belt Railway of Chicago's Clearing Yard as a local heads down the yard lead with an MP15, an RC job with a GP works one of the yards, and NS and UP power await their nex... (more)
A Belt Railway of Chicago MP15 pulls three cars down towards Hayford Junction as a CP lead manifest freight gets under way on an adjacent track out 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)
One of the BRC's MP15's pulls a sting of cars out of the hump bowl at Clearing Yard. Meanwhile, a SD40-2 and slug shove cars over the opposite hump.
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)
A Belt Railway of Chicago SD40-3 and GP23ECO await their next assignment as the railroad's Clearing Yard in Chicago.
A Belt Railway of Chicago local passes by a set of NS power in Clearing Yard. One of the BRC's MP15's is the power for today's train as it heads towards Hayford Junction.
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 MP15 shoves back into the yard from Hayford Junction alongside a CN ethanol train on the right. A UP lead manifest freight and a BRC belt job are working the yard on the left.
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)