|Marty Gatton posted|
IHB hoppers with fresh paint and new ballast sit in a yard just west of the NS Calumet River Branch just north of 106th street
March 9 2018...4:30pm
Marty Gatton Shots taken from aside the 106th street bridge...
Arturo Gross That's the former Marblehead Lime site, the cars are sitting in a part of the plant that was recently dismantled.
Andy Irvine I spotted these cars in LaGrange Park around 3pm today heading north on the IHB.
Dennis DeBruler I've learned that the middle branch of Pennsy's South Chicago & Southern railroad is now the NS Calumet River Branch. http://industrialscenery.blogspot.com/.../prrs-south...
Kris Rumbut They have GPS and power hatches for romote operations I believe.
Brian R Bundy Ballast train. It dumps via satellite and computer at around 15mph top speed. Dumped a few of these.
Video of a ballast train dumping at walking speed.