RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

INDIANA HARBOR BELT

Main Line (MC)

OPENED 1852 by Michigan Central Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK completed before 1905
ABS installed before 1909
SEARCHLIGHT ABS installed 1948-1949
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Chicago-Detroit/1957

Was originally Michigan Central main line between Chicago and Detroit.

Radio Frequency - 160.485 (AAR Channel 25)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Calumet Park to Hammond
Distance is from Ivanhoe

7.0 CP Calumet Park
5.3 Hohman (NS crossing)
4.1 Columbia Avenue
2.9 CP 28
2.1 CP Gibson (junction-Kankakee Line)
0.0 CP Ivanhoe (CN crossing)

CP Calumet Park to Ivanhoe - 1 track, CTC in use, controlled by IHB East Dispatcher at Calumet City.


TRACK DIAGRAM


INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.