Logo
 
 
3/30/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Scott Malec
Dates:2/24/2007 - 2/24/2007
Album Info:After another month-long sabbatical from railfanning due to sub-freezing temps and bad weather, I decided to hit Blue Island today for a few hours and wasn't disappointed although the action completely died after 3:30. That's OK because a major winter storm was moving in at 4pm, promising ice, sleet and snow and other such nonsense.
  Page Controls   View:  Pics Per Page:
CSX 6601, 7570, 7573 & 94
Title:  CSX 6601, 7570, 7573 & 94
Description:  An interesting lashup heads southbound on the CSX main...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:38 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6601(GP40) CSX 7570(C40-8) CSX 7573(C40-8) CSX 94(AC44CW)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
CSX 6601, 7570, 7573 & 94
Title:  CSX 6601, 7570, 7573 & 94
Description:  Big CSX lashup pulls stacks southbound under the ex-RI Metra main...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:39 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6601(GP40) CSX 7570(C40-8) CSX 7573(C40-8) CSX 94(AC44CW)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
CSX 5242 & 5263
Title:  CSX 5242 & 5263
Description:  Two ES44DCs pull a pig train as it transfers from the CSX main to the northbound IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:40 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5242(ES44DC) CSX 5263(ES44DC)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
CSX 5242 & 5263
Title:  CSX 5242 & 5263
Description:  CSX pig train approaches the venerable old bridges over the Cal-Sag Channel...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:42 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5242(ES44DC) CSX 5263(ES44DC)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
IHB 1504
Title:  IHB 1504
Description:  A short little IHB switch job heads north blocking my shot of an approaching CSX train behind it...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:43 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 1504(SW1500)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
IHB 1504
Title:  IHB 1504
Description:  IHB switch job heads north across Broadway...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:45 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 1504(SW1500)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
CSX 7500 & 7746
Title:  CSX 7500 & 7746
Description:  Two different generations of GE diesels pull this stack train southbound off the IHB onto the CSX main to Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:46 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7500(C40-8) CSX 7746(C40-8W)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
CSX 7500 & 7746
Title:  CSX 7500 & 7746
Description:  CSX stack train heading south past the crossing gate control tower...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:48 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7500(C40-8) CSX 7746(C40-8W)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
BNSF 9465 & 5922
Title:  BNSF 9465 & 5922
Description:  BNSF train with coal empties headed north on the CSX main...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:49 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9465(SD70MAC) BNSF 5922(ES44AC)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
BNSF 9465 & 5922
Title:  BNSF 9465 & 5922
Description:  The trucks on 5922 still look to be in halfway shiny condition...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:50 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9465(SD70MAC) BNSF 5922(ES44AC)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Title:  UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Description:  A trio of UPs running three cab-forward pull auto racks northbound on the IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:51 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4714(SD70M) UP 4079(SD70M) UP 9784(C44-9W)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
UP 4714
Title:  UP 4714
Description:  Closeup of the lead unit...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:52 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4714(SD70M)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Title:  UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Description:  The UP trio crosses Broadway and CN main northbound on the IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:53 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4714(SD70M) UP 4079(SD70M) UP 9784(C44-9W)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Title:  UP 4714, 4079 & 9784
Description:  UP autorack train northbound on the IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:54 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4714(SD70M) UP 4079(SD70M) UP 9784(C44-9W)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
IHB 2922 & 2924
Title:  IHB 2922 & 2924
Description:  These things put on a smoke show for me and a fellow railfan. Too bad it blends in with the overcast sky. They generated quite a stench too...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:55 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 2922(SD20) IHB 2924(SD20)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
IHB 2922 & 2924
Title:  IHB 2922 & 2924
Description:  Two of IHB's old warhorses struggle with a long mixed freight as it crosses the CN main...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:57 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 2922(SD20) IHB 2924(SD20)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Title:  UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Description:  Another three cab-forward UP consist hauls coal empties northbound on the IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:58 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5802(AC44CWCTE) UP 5782(AC44CWCTE) UP 8008(SD9043MAC)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
UP 5802 & 5782
Title:  UP 5802 & 5782
Description:  The UP train continues on as a CSX mixed freight approaches from the north on the IHB...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:59 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5802(AC44CWCTE) UP 5782(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Title:  UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Description:  Train meets are very common at Blue Island...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:52:01 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5802(AC44CWCTE) UP 5782(AC44CWCTE) UP 8008(SD9043MAC)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Title:  UP 5802, 5782 & 8008
Description:  The IHB main clogs up the crossing at Blue Island...
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/24/2007 6:51:36 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5802(AC44CWCTE) UP 5782(AC44CWCTE) UP 8008(SD9043MAC)
Views:  213   Comments: 0


Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net