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Hot Metal Bottle Train in Transit
Title:  Hot Metal Bottle Train in Transit
Description:  Headed up by one of the GP38-2 units on hand, this regularly scheduled hot metal bottle train ambles slowly from the ArcelorMital plant in East Chicago, IN, to the finishing plant in Riverdale, IL, via mostly IHB trackage. The cars' rotund shape makes it an easy one to spot coming down the track.
Photo Date:  10/22/2014  Upload Date: 10/15/2016 5:24:39 AM
Location:  East Chicago, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Transit,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5152(GP38-2)
Views:  2745   Comments: 9
WM 4-6-2 #205 - Western Maryland
Title:  WM 4-6-2 #205 - Western Maryland
Description:  Caught here heading up a passenger train somewhere in Maryland (locaiton not listed by the unknown photographer). With the tender piled high with coal, this photo was taken obviously before it was converted to oil buring in 1947. Author John Bohon describes #205 - "While in service to Baltimore, this loco was converted to oil burning to comply with Baltimore smoke regulations. As a result, this loco and its 4 other refitted sisters stayed east of Cumberland, MD. Two of the K-2's, 204 and 205, were selected for further duty as boilers providing steam used to thaw coal in hoppers before they were unloaded into ships at Port Covington, the WM port in Baltimore. The 205 was converted to thaw service and sent to Baltimore but so far I have not been able to find evidence it was ever used. At least a couple of pictures show 205 in Baltimore and so converted. 205 was probably scrapped in 1955 or 1956." Unknown photographer
Photo Date:  6/1/1940  Upload Date: 5/29/2016 6:00:33 AM
Location:  Unknown, MD
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  WM 205(4-6-2)
Views:  1340   Comments: 1
CN 2599, BCOL 4643 & CN 5562
Title:  CN 2599, BCOL 4643 & CN 5562
Description:  Barely 10 minutes after a previous westbound freight passed through downtown Griffith, these three interesting units pulled another westbound container car train running on the CN mainline.
Photo Date:  6/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/28/2016 7:54:21 AM
Location:  Griffith, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2599(C44-9W) BCOL 4643(C44-9WL) CN 5562(SD60F)
Views:  752   Comments: 0
CSS 1008 and CSS 1011 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Title:  CSS 1008 and CSS 1011 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Description:  Note on back of photo lists this as a freight in Gary, IN bound for Kensington.
Photo Date:  6/27/1944  Upload Date: 12/17/2012 8:09:21 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CSS 1008(Steeple Cab) CSS 1011(Steeplecab)
Views:  2462   Comments: 9

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