TRAIN WATCHING IN CHICAGO

CSX TRANSPORTATION

CSX Trackage

A sampling of freight train activity in the Chicago area, mostly during the mid 1990's.


In 1993, a CSX freight train at Blue Island, eastbound with GP40-2 #6358 and SD50 #8561.


Activity on the CSX Chicago Heights branch, through South Holland. GP15T #1522 with a northbound switch run.


In Dolton in the year 2000, eastbound on the CSX main line, effects of the Conrail acquisition are seen. GP40-2 #4413, still painted for Conrail but numbered for CSX, leads, followed by CSX SD50 #8543 and an SD40-2.


In 2012, a CSX freight train at Blue Island, coming off the Indiana Harbor Belt, eastbound with SD40-2 #8145, leased Helm Financial ex BN SD40-2 #8148, CW40-8 #7858, and three additional locomotives.