Just another typical day at IHB Blue Island Yard finds another slug set working a cut of cars while other units awaits the next call to duty.
An NS high nose GP38-2 is in charge of 6 ArcelorMittal bottles of molden metal rolling through Hammond Indiana on its way to the mill at Riverdale.
A slug set works the east end of Blue Island Yard.
A burned out CSXT unit still calls Barr Yard home after being involved in collision back in early January 2012.
Sure hope this one and only A&M former SP TEBU slug does not end up being added to the pile of parts in the foreground.
AM 62 sits at the shop awaiting its fate.
Seven Alco C420's has just cut off from their train and are now rolling toward the shop for servicing before heading out of town to Monett Missouri.
A very late running Fort Smith Turn slowly rolls through the quite town of Johnson with a monster consist of Alco C420's seven strong.
AM 62 is now a parts donor as pieces are slowly stripped off this once proud running Alco.
On our railroad "Safety is a top priority!"
IC 1497 and EJ&E 669 waits for a new crew while EJ&E 671 departs Kirk Yard in the distance.
DME and ICE power takes a rest at the former ICE roundhouse in Davenport Iowa on a very cold winter evening.
A flashback to October 2008 shows IC 1500 working with a slug set at the south end of Markham Yard. Unfortunately (depending on how you look at it) the IC 1500 was scrapped on July 17, 2013 becaus... (more)