I learned about this yard while trying to determine where a propane tank blew up in a tank car cleaning facility.
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Arturo Gross Flickr 2017 Photo, a unit train of steel coils. Arturo commented: "3528 is an ex BN unit and has an unusual flared radiator section." David Brown commented on Arturo's posting: "It’s because it’s an Ex LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) locomotive."
Arturo Gross Flickr 2001 Photo You can see two blast furnaces in the background.
Arturo Gross Flickr 2018 Photo of an IHB train that is still using GP38-2s.
Arturo Gross Flickr 2018 Photo of gensets pulling out a string of tank cars while a CP loco waits to enter the yard. (posting)
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Man, the Harbor sure has changed.
Arturo Gross Flickr "Indiana Harbor Belt NRE 3GS21C Genset 2163 leads a string of tank cars south out of Michigan Ave Yard in East Chicago IN, Dec 23 2018, while CP 9771 waits for a signal to head north into the yard."
Arturo Gross Flickr "East Chicago IN used to be switcher territory, illustrated by the fine examples here. Elgin Joliet & Eastern SW1200 304 taking the CSX/EJ&E connector at Calumet Tower, while IHB NW2 8821 works at Michigan Avenue Yard, Nov 1993."
Arturo Gross Flickr "Fifteen years ago, NS 4813 an ex Conrail B40-8 leads a hot metal bottle train past Michigan Avenue Yard in East Chicago, headed for IHB's Lakefront Yard, Aug 6 2004."
Arturo Gross 2019 Flickr (source) "IHB GP40-2 4013 looks sharp in new black and orange paint leading a train out of Michigan Avenue Yard and across CSX/B&OCT rails at Calumet crossing, East Chicago IN, Sept 14 2019."
Steven W Panek Columbus Drive (US12) in the background.