Headed back into Gibson Yard, an IHB SD20 shoves hard on a string of autoracks. Good to see the SD20's still earning their keep!
In October of 1959, Southern Railway SD24 number 2508 was completed by EMD. Fifty seven years later, it survives, rebuilt by the Illinois Central as an SD20 and now working as Indiana Harbor Belt... (more)
A Westbound IHB transfer with an SD20 and GP40-2 combo are about to roll across the diamonds at Calumet City.
With only a few left IHB #2920 takes control of this freight train out of Clearing Yard.
A pair of IHB SD20s sort out outbound autorack trains.
Eastbound Harbor Belt freight passes under Torrence Ave in Cal City.
Eastbound Harbor freight heads east through Dolton.
As NS 34J waits for the signal to depart the 2 Lead, IHB 2924 and 3801 head west down the 5 Lead into Blue Island Yard.
Approaching Graselli Junction, a Michigan Avenue - Blue Island transfer heads south. One of the sharpest paint schemes around if you ask me.
An old school IHB lash-up heads east under the New York Central searchlights in Calumet City, the last remaining searchlights on the entire IHB system.
A southbound Illinois Central coal train passes concrete monuments to another era as it rumbles by the long-abandoned coaling towers at Gilman, Illinois, on May 5, 1990.
A pair of the highly sought after IHB SD20's meet the sunrise as they swing around the curve approaching CP Calumet Park.