A Belt Railway of Chicago yard crew uses RC power to work the east end of Clearing Yard and the crewman stands on the front platform to watch as he makes his maneuvers. Locomotives:BRC... (more)
A BRC SD40-2 and yard slug shove a cut of freight cars west as they head towards the hump at the Chicago Clearing Yard. Locomotives:BRC 305 Yard SlugBRC 304 SD40-2
Looking west into Clearing Yard from the Cicero Ave overpass.
BRC MP15 150 switches Best Foods in Cicero.
A trio of BRC Alcos are seen bringing a transfer into the B&OCT's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
BRC's industry job makes a pick-up at Independence Tube Corporation.
BRC MP15AC 150 departs Charter Steel on Chicago's west side after making its pick-up.
BRC 151 heads south across the BNSF Chillicothe Sub at LeMoyne. This local usually has a Geep of some kind for power, so I was pleasantly surprised to see it operating with a switcher on this sunn... (more)
A pair of Belt Railway of Chicago MP15DCs, including their bicentennial contribution, bring a transfer to CSX's Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Adam Farence Photo
BRC GP23ECO 237 switches a pulldown job at Clearing yard.
BRC 235 crosses the Santa Fe at Nerska as it heads south servicing the industries along the Kenton Sub.
BROC Alco #604 brings a transfer freight into CNW's Proviso Yard on a dreary day in January of 1986.
A Belt Railway of Chicago cow-calf set is seen switching cars on Chicago's South Side. Jim Mirabelli photo.
BRC GP38-2 581 smokes it as it pulls out the east end of Clearing with a puilldown. To the left a BRC ECO shoves another pulldown back. In the distance you can see the massive hump yard.