The head brakeman aligns the switch for a Chicago bound manifest freight, led by three E units, just east of Broad street in 1975.
A repainted IC SD40-2 leads the Van Loon local west through Griffith. Just a few of these 6100 series SD40-2s remain on the CN roster.
With railfan and State Line Tower operator Dick Grobner documenting the scene from the ground, a Chesapeake & Ohio rail train is in the process of removing the former C&O/EL mainline from Griffith... (more)
CSX SD50 8577 leads Y123 east through Griffith, about to enter the Matteson Sub for the final few miles of its trip into Kirk.
BCOL C40-8M 4614 leads Q149 west through Griffith. Just behind me it'll jump on the old J to Matteson where it will head north to Markham Yard.
Six months before the CN takeover, one of the last "J Ball" painted units catches the orange light of sunset. The 654 would eventually follow me to Georgia, landing on the Hartwell Rail... (more)
CN 8855 and a manifest cross Hart Ditch in Griffith, IN.
IC SD70 1031 leads CN L540 west through Griffith.
After dropping off cars at Van Loon, a local from Kirk to Griffith heads east down the former EJ&E with a zebra striped SD40-2W leading the way.
Westbound GT train passing through Griffith
Alco RS-3 1040 was built in March 1950 as Delaware Lackawanna & Western 902. Broad street tower is visible in the distance.
Photo by George Horna. Unit is ex-C&NW 1552.
A colorful "radio equipped" with portholes E8A leads a manifest west through Griffith in 1975.
A brand new Canadian National Gevo brings a long train south on the old 'J' across the ex GTW mainline.