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By:Scott Malec
Dates:3/21/2009 - 3/21/2009
Album Info:A gorgeous early spring day with lots of trains. Can't beat it. All pics in this album were taken between 12-4pm CST.
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IAIS 710
Title:  IAIS 710
Description:  A lone Iowa Interstate Geep idles just beyond Broadway on the siding of the spur track that leads up to the Metra main in the background...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:32 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 710(GP38-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
IAIS 710
Title:  IAIS 710
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:33 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 710(GP38-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
New House Being Built
Title:  New House Being Built
Description:  Must be a railfan...it's right next to the crossing...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:34 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  87   Comments: 2
UP 6539 & 6407
Title:  UP 6539 & 6407
Description:  First train of the day came pretty quickly as this UP manifest comes around the bend on the CSX...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:42 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6539(AC44CW) UP 6407(AC44CW)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
UP 6539 & 6407
Title:  UP 6539 & 6407
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:44 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6539(AC44CW) UP 6407(AC44CW)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
UP 6539 & 6407
Title:  UP 6539 & 6407
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:45 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6539(AC44CW) UP 6407(AC44CW)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
UP 6407
Title:  UP 6407
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:46 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6407(AC44CW)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
UP 5134
Title:  UP 5134
Description:  As the previous UP freight passes on the CSX, here comes another one on the IHB...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:47 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5134(SD70M)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 5134, 8353 & 4421
Title:  UP 5134, 8353 & 4421
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:48 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5134(SD70M) UP 8353(SD70ACe) UP 4421(SD70M)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
UP 5134, 8353 & 4421
Title:  UP 5134, 8353 & 4421
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:49 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5134(SD70M) UP 8353(SD70ACe) UP 4421(SD70M)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
IHB 4014
Title:  IHB 4014
Description:  This IHB transfer snuck up on me as two trains were passing and the noise drowned it out as I was reviewing the previous pics...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:50 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4014(GP40-2)
Views:  79   Comments: 1
IHB 4017
Title:  IHB 4017
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:51 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4017(GP40-2)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
IHB 2923
Title:  IHB 2923
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:52 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 2923(SD20)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
IHB 4014, 4017 & 2923
Title:  IHB 4014, 4017 & 2923
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:53 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4014(GP40-2) IHB 4017(GP40-2) IHB 2923(SD20)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
CSX 7624 & 7645
Title:  CSX 7624 & 7645
Description:  A matching pair of standard cab Dash-8's haul this intermodal around the bend from Barr Yard...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:54 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7624(C40-8) CSX 7645(C40-8)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
CSX 7624 & 7645
Title:  CSX 7624 & 7645
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:02 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7624(C40-8) CSX 7645(C40-8)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
CSX 7624 & 7645
Title:  CSX 7624 & 7645
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:04 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7624(C40-8) CSX 7645(C40-8)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
METX 410
Title:  METX 410
Description:  The first Metra of the day passes over on the ex-RI main...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:04 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 410(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
METX 409 & special car
Title:  METX 409 & special car
Description:  This particular commuter run has a special enjoyillinois.com car in the manifest...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:05 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 409(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
UP 4588 & 4541
Title:  UP 4588 & 4541
Description:  Another UP manifest on the CSX crosses the Cal-Sag Channel...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:06 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4588(SD70M) UP 4541(SD70M)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
UP 4588 & 4541
Title:  UP 4588 & 4541
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:42:07 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4588(SD70M) UP 4541(SD70M)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
UP 4588 & 4541
Title:  UP 4588 & 4541
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:41:30 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4588(SD70M) UP 4541(SD70M)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
CSX 375 & 345
Title:  CSX 375 & 345
Description:  A CSX stacker charges across the canal on the IHB...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:45:59 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 375(AC44CW) CSX 345(AC44CW)
Views:  235   Comments: 1
CSX 375 & 345
Title:  CSX 375 & 345
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:00 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 375(AC44CW) CSX 345(AC44CW)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
CSX 375 & 345
Title:  CSX 375 & 345
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:01 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 375(AC44CW) CSX 345(AC44CW)
Views:  246   Comments: 1
CSX 375 & 345
Title:  CSX 375 & 345
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:02 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 375(AC44CW) CSX 345(AC44CW)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
IHB 3802 & 3801
Title:  IHB 3802 & 3801
Description:  A couple of IHB Geeps make a short switch run out of Blue Island Yard...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:03 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 3802(GP38-2) IHB 3801(GP38-2)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
IHB 3802 & 3801
Title:  IHB 3802 & 3801
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:04 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 3802(GP38-2) IHB 3801(GP38-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
IHB 3802 & 3801
Title:  IHB 3802 & 3801
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:11 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 3802(GP38-2) IHB 3801(GP38-2)
Views:  109   Comments: 1
CSX 5310
Title:  CSX 5310
Description:  A CSX grain train makes its way across the channel with an ex-Con squeezed in there...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:13 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5310(ES44DC)
Views:  70   Comments: 1
CSX 5310
Title:  CSX 5310
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:14 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5310(ES44DC)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
CSX 5310, 1541 & 1520
Title:  CSX 5310, 1541 & 1520
Description:  A couple of yard mules made the trip on this local...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:14 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5310(ES44DC) CSX 1541(GP15-1) CSX 1520(GP15T)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
CSX 1541
Title:  CSX 1541
Description:  Here's a better look at the ex-Con...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:15 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1541(GP15-1)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
CSX 1520
Title:  CSX 1520
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:16 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 1520(GP15T)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BNSF 1046 & 4351
Title:  BNSF 1046 & 4351
Description:  H1 & H2 paint schemes are represented on this BNSF grain train heading down the IHB...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:17 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1046(C44-9W) BNSF 4351(C44-9W)
Views:  212   Comments: 1
BNSF 1046 & 4351
Title:  BNSF 1046 & 4351
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:18 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1046(C44-9W) BNSF 4351(C44-9W)
Views:  206   Comments: 1
BNSF 4351
Title:  BNSF 4351
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:19 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4351(C44-9W)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
BNSF 1046 & 4351
Title:  BNSF 1046 & 4351
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:21 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1046(C44-9W) BNSF 4351(C44-9W)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Epic Garbage
Title:  Epic Garbage
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:21 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  67   Comments: 0
IHB 4019
Title:  IHB 4019
Description:  Here comes another IHB transfer, I believe this one is for CP...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:23 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4019(GP40-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 2
IHB 4019 & 4012
Title:  IHB 4019 & 4012
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:23 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4019(GP40-2) IHB 4012(GP40-2)
Views:  173   Comments: 1
IHB 4012
Title:  IHB 4012
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:24 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4012(GP40-2)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
IHB 4019 & 4012
Title:  IHB 4019 & 4012
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:25 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 4019(GP40-2) IHB 4012(GP40-2)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
METX 408
Title:  METX 408
Description:  Another commuter run passes over...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:27 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 408(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
CN 5608 & 2411
Title:  CN 5608 & 2411
Description:  A CN freight heads north on the Elsdon Sub which could be downgraded and sold off once CN finishes double tracking the EJ&E in a couple years...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:28 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5608(SD70I) CN 2411(C40-8M)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
CN 5608 & 2411
Title:  CN 5608 & 2411
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:29 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5608(SD70I) CN 2411(C40-8M)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
CN 5608 & 2411
Title:  CN 5608 & 2411
Description:  This train caused me to miss a trio of candy apple red Soo Line SD60's on the IHB. I was warned by another railfan about it but stayed on the west side of the crossing near my car so I have no one to blame but myself...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:46:30 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5608(SD70I) CN 2411(C40-8M)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
IHB 3862
Title:  IHB 3862
Description:  As I departed the crossing, I caught yet another IHB transfer idling along Wireton Road east of Kedzie Ave bridge...
Photo Date:  3/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/21/2009 6:45:58 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IHB 3862(SD38-2)
Views:  84   Comments: 0


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