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By:Scott Malec
Dates:11/4/2006 - 11/4/2006
Album Info:This album features stops at Riverdale, Dolton, and Blue Island on a cool, windy Saturday afternoon. As you can see, the day was very busy as all these shots were taken between 11:30am and 3:30pm CST.
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METX 103, 204 & 206
Title:  METX 103, 204 & 206
Description:  Resting up at Vermont Street Station....
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:39 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  METX 103(F40PH) METX 204(F40PHM-2) METX 206(F40PHM-2)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
CSX 1519, 1103, 8196, & 7870
Title:  CSX 1519, 1103, 8196, & 7870
Description:  Interesting power mix holding over at Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:40 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  CSX 1519(GP15T) CSX 1103(SW1500) CSX 8196(SD40-2) CSX 7870(C40-8W)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
UP 5312 & 8321
Title:  UP 5312 & 8321
Description:  UP ACe sighting at Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:41 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5312(AC45CCTE) UP 8321(SD70ACe)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
UP 8321 (SD70ACe)
Title:  UP 8321 (SD70ACe)
Description:  Just the ACe this time...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:42 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8321(SD70ACe)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
IHB 3801
Title:  IHB 3801
Description:  IHB 3801 leads a mixed freight through Blue Island Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:43 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  IHB 3801(GP38-2)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
NREX 5597 & UP 9156
Title:  NREX 5597 & UP 9156
Description:  More power at Blue Island Yard which was busy as a beehive today...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:45 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  NREX 5597(SD40-2) UP 9156(C40-8)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
IHB 1521 & PB3
Title:  IHB 1521 & PB3
Description:  IHB 1521 and it's partner-in-crime pose in front of the tower at Blue Island Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:48 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  IHB 1521(SW1500) IHB PB3(Yard Slug)
Views:  429   Comments: 0
FURX 7265 & BNSF 6950
Title:  FURX 7265 & BNSF 6950
Description:  even more power at Blue Island Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:53 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  FURX 7265(SD40-2) BNSF 6950(SD40-2)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
CP 5901
Title:  CP 5901
Description:  This shot was taken just east of the Halsted Street bridge at IHB's Blue Island Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:55 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  CP 5901(SD40-2)
Views:  184   Comments: 1
CN 2571 & 5509
Title:  CN 2571 & 5509
Description:  There's a suprise hidden behind those CN units...this shot was taken near 141st and Wentworth along the CN main...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:56 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
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Locomotives:  CN 2571(C44-9W) CN 5509(SD60F)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
BNSF 9349 & 9353 (SD70ACes)
Title:  BNSF 9349 & 9353 (SD70ACes)
Description:  A pair of ACes...BNSF on the CN main no less...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:58 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9349(SD70ACe) BNSF 9353(SD70ACe)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
BNSF 9349 (SD70ACe)
Title:  BNSF 9349 (SD70ACe)
Description:  ACes wild at Riverdale...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:01 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9349(SD70ACe) BNSF 9353(SD70ACe)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
BNSF 9353 (SD70ACe)
Title:  BNSF 9353 (SD70ACe)
Description:  ACe in the hole...yeah these puns are getting lame...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:04 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9353(SD70ACe)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
UPY 1390, 632 & 1389
Title:  UPY 1390, 632 & 1389
Description:  These UP yard switchers were racing each other to the 142nd Street grade crossing...I think the one with the load won for some reason...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:05 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UPY 1390(MP15DC) UPY 632(GP15-1) UPY 1389(MP15DC)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
NS 1446 (Bottle Train)
Title:  NS 1446 (Bottle Train)
Description:  Finally! I get a clear shot of the famous bottle train. This shot was taken as it was idling near the Dolton Public Library...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:06 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1446(GP15-1)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
CSX 5280 & 7319
Title:  CSX 5280 & 7319
Description:  Heading around the bend towards Dolton Crossing on the CSX main looking towards 138th Street...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:08 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5280(ES44DC) CSX 7319(C40-8W)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
CSX 5280 & 7319
Title:  CSX 5280 & 7319
Description:  Approaching Dolton Crossing from the northwest...Conrail blue lives on...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:09 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5280(ES44DC) CSX 7319(C40-8W)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
NS 1446 (Bottle Train)
Title:  NS 1446 (Bottle Train)
Description:  The bottle train hits the diamonds after waiting for the CSX freight to clear....
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:10 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1446(GP15-1)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
UP 9060 & BNSF 5094
Title:  UP 9060 & BNSF 5094
Description:  Mixed UP/BNSF conists heads east on the IHB across the diamonds at Dolton...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:11 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9060(C40-8) BNSF 5094(C44-9W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
UP 9060
Title:  UP 9060
Description:  A friendly wave from the engineer....
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:12 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9060(C40-8)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
UP 9060 & BNSF 5094
Title:  UP 9060 & BNSF 5094
Description:  Heading eastbound on the IHB approaching Lincoln Street....
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:13 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9060(C40-8) BNSF 5094(C44-9W)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
CSX 1552 & 1507
Title:  CSX 1552 & 1507
Description:  Classic Geep power westbound on the CSX main with Dolton Municipal Hall in the background...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:14 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1552(GP15-1) CSX 1507(GP15T)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
CSX 1552 & 1507
Title:  CSX 1552 & 1507
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:15 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1552(GP15-1) CSX 1507(GP15T)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
UPY 632 & 1390
Title:  UPY 632 & 1390
Description:  Here's the UP yard units returning to the Dolton Intermodal Center southbound on the joint UP/CSX main...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:16 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UPY 632(GP15-1) UPY 1390(MP15DC)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
CN 5758 & IHB 1511
Title:  CN 5758 & IHB 1511
Description:  An odd couple moves a short freight out and back into Blue Island Yard looking west towards Indiana Ave from Dolton Crossing...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:18 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5758(SD75I) IHB 1511(SW1500)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
CSX 1520, 2557, 1504 & 1509
Title:  CSX 1520, 2557, 1504 & 1509
Description:  A string of Geeps pose in front of Dolton Public Library as they wait for a train to clear on the north/south UP/CSX main about a quarter mile west...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:23 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1520(GP15T) CSX 2557(GP38-2) CSX 1504(GP15T) CSX 1509(GP15T)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
CSX 1511 & 6355, HLCX 6074 & 9023, & CSX 7758
Title:  CSX 1511 & 6355, HLCX 6074 & 9023, & CSX 7758
Description:  Five unit consist comes off the north/south UP/CSX joint main onto the CSX main to Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:26 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1511(GP15T) CSX 6355(GP40-2) HLCX 6074(SD40M-3) HLCX 9023(SD40M-2) CSX 7758(C40-8W)
Views:  581   Comments: 1
CSX 1511 & 6355, HLCX 6074 & 9023, & CSX 7758
Title:  CSX 1511 & 6355, HLCX 6074 & 9023, & CSX 7758
Description:  The big consist heads northwest towards 138th Street...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:27 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1511(GP15T) CSX 6355(GP40-2) HLCX 6074(SD40M-3) HLCX 9023(SD40M-2) CSX 7758(C40-8W)
Views:  440   Comments: 0
CSX 1509, 1504, 2557 & 1520
Title:  CSX 1509, 1504, 2557 & 1520
Description:  Here comes the light consist that was idling in front of Dolton Public library earlier...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:29 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1509(GP15T) CSX 1504(GP15T) CSX 2557(GP38-2) CSX 1520(GP15T)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
UP 4708 & 3390 & NS 9850
Title:  UP 4708 & 3390 & NS 9850
Description:  A mixed UP/NS consist heads west on the IHB with auto racks...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:30 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4708(SD70M) UP 3390(SD40-2) NS 9850(C40-9W)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
CSX 8588 & HLCX 6298
Title:  CSX 8588 & HLCX 6298
Description:  8588 and a pretty sharp looking HLCX leaser wait for clearance just east of the Cottage Grove Ave grade crossing...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:31 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8588(SD50) HLCX 6298(SD40-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
CSX 5364 & 8667
Title:  CSX 5364 & 8667
Description:  Crossing Cottage Grove Ave eastbound with an ex-Conrail SD50...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:32 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5364(ES44DC) CSX 8667(SD50)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
CSX 5364, 8588 & HLCX 6298
Title:  CSX 5364, 8588 & HLCX 6298
Description:  Train meet just east of Cottage Grove Ave...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:34 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8588(SD50) HLCX 6298(SD40-2) CSX 5364(ES44DC)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
UP 3724, 2920, 5150 & 8689
Title:  UP 3724, 2920, 5150 & 8689
Description:  This shot was taken at Yard Center at UP's intermodal terminal in Dolton...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:36 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3724(SD40-2) UP 2920(SD40T-2) UP 5150(SD70M) UP 8689(SD40T-2)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
CSX 756 & HLCX 9036
Title:  CSX 756 & HLCX 9036
Description:  I think I took pictures of half the HLCX roster today...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:37 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 756(SD70MAC) HLCX 9036(SD40M-2)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
CSX 756 & HLCX 9036
Title:  CSX 756 & HLCX 9036
Description:  Under the signals at Lincoln Street...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:38 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 756(SD70MAC) HLCX 9036(SD40M-2)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
UPY 1389
Title:  UPY 1389
Description:  UPY 1389 returns with a string of empty flats at 142nd Street heading southbound for Dolton Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:39 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UPY 1389(MP15DC)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
SOO 6038 & CP 8543 & 9724
Title:  SOO 6038 & CP 8543 & 9724
Description:  This Soo/CP train idles just west of Indiana Ave as it waits for clearance at Dolton Crossing...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:41 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6038(SD60) CP 8543(AC44CW) CP 9724(AC44CW)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
SOO 6038 & CP 8543 & 9724
Title:  SOO 6038 & CP 8543 & 9724
Description:  Eastbound coal train waits at Indiana Ave for clearance at Dolton Crossing about a quarter mile away...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:42 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6038(SD60) CP 8543(AC44CW) CP 9724(AC44CW)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
CSX 1552 & 1507
Title:  CSX 1552 & 1507
Description:  I think I photographed every GP15 in the CSX system today...apparently it takes two of them to move that massive load at Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:44 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1552(GP15-1) CSX 1507(GP15T)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
IAIS 708 & 711
Title:  IAIS 708 & 711
Description:  Now it's back to Blue Island in time to catch these two IAIS units running light with a caboose...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:46 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 708(GP38-2) IAIS 711(GP38-2)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
IAIS 708 & 711
Title:  IAIS 708 & 711
Description:  After crossing the bridge, they will back onto the small spur line that leads onto the ex-RI Metra line that crosses over the junction...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:48 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 708(GP38-2) IAIS 711(GP38-2)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
BNSF 901, FURX 7253, CSX 5943 & HLCX 8168
Title:  BNSF 901, FURX 7253, CSX 5943 & HLCX 8168
Description:  Oddball consist led by a streaming Warbonnet...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:50 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 901(C40-8W) FURX 7253(SD40-2) CSX 5943(B40-8) HLCX 8168(SD40-2)
Views:  329   Comments: 0
BNSF 901, FURX 7253, CSX 5943 & HLCX 8168
Title:  BNSF 901, FURX 7253, CSX 5943 & HLCX 8168
Description:  Southbound switching off the IHB onto the CSX main to Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:51 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 901(C40-8W) FURX 7253(SD40-2) CSX 5943(B40-8) HLCX 8168(SD40-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
CSX 494 & 7658
Title:  CSX 494 & 7658
Description:  Northbound on the CSX main crossing Broadway...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:54 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 494(AC44CW) CSX 7658(C40-8W)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
UP 9888, 3590, 4726, 4504 & BNSF 9478
Title:  UP 9888, 3590, 4726, 4504 & BNSF 9478
Description:  It's UP Mania on the IHB at 131st and Francisco....
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:55 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9888(SD40-2) UP 3590(SD40-2) UP 4726(SD70M) UP 4504(SD70M) BNSF 9478(SD70MAC)
Views:  408   Comments: 0
UP 4726 & 4504 & BNSF 9478
Title:  UP 4726 & 4504 & BNSF 9478
Description:  Here's a closeup of the auto rack train...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:20:57 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4726(SD70M) UP 4504(SD70M) BNSF 9478(SD70MAC)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
BNSF 9478
Title:  BNSF 9478
Description:  This looks a little more green than usual...
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2006 8:19:38 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9478(SD70MAC)
Views:  184   Comments: 0


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