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Edward Weisensel's Collection
 
11/18/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Edward Weisensel
Dates:1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018
Album Info:Photos from Illinois railshooter Mike Garza
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Temple and Central Texas geep looks sweeter than its former Conrail uniform!
Title:  Temple and Central Texas geep looks sweeter than its former Conrail uniform!
Description:  On its way to Texas to join sister 1455 - LTEX leaser @ Blue Island yard.
Photo Date:  5/6/2011  Upload Date: 6/1/2011 3:12:57 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  TC 1446(GP15-1) LTEX 1446(GP15-1)
Views:  698   Comments: 2
CSX 9992 cruised into Barr yard for deep-dish pizza
Title:  CSX 9992 cruised into Barr yard for deep-dish pizza
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/31/2011  Upload Date: 6/1/2011 3:10:06 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 9992(F40PH-2)
Views:  171   Comments: 2
One E short of an ICE - its a sharp crisp uniform
Title:  One E short of an ICE - its a sharp crisp uniform
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:36:10 PM
Location:  Woodcrest, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IC 9631(GP38-2)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Fresh ACe from London ON plant in Blue Island yard
Title:  Fresh ACe from London ON plant in Blue Island yard
Description:  Astounded to see this newborn foal in standard freight service.
Photo Date:  6/3/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:38:00 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 1006(SD70ACe)
Views:  338   Comments: 1
Gp11 in a fresh cranberry uniform reminiscent of Mass Coastal's NRE-prepped power
Title:  Gp11 in a fresh cranberry uniform reminiscent of Mass Coastal's NRE-prepped power
Description:  Rather outshines all the scruffy ol' neighbors!
Photo Date:  6/3/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:41:56 PM
Location:  Dixmoor, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  SWP 2001(GP11)
Views:  431   Comments: 2
Fresh ACe from London ON plant -1 of 25 now in service
Title:  Fresh ACe from London ON plant -1 of 25 now in service
Description:  Showing off her hogger side @ IHB's Blue Island.
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:39:39 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 1006(SD70ACe)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
The ski train leader has a new uniform - in transit
Title:  The ski train leader has a new uniform - in transit
Description:  The full passenger train is getting a matching uniform. Should be stunners!
Photo Date:  6/6/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:20:08 PM
Location:  Woodcrest, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  CN 105(F40PHR)
Views:  669   Comments: 0
The first of 4 gensets ordered by IHB snoozes @ Blue Island
Title:  The first of 4 gensets ordered by IHB snoozes @ Blue Island
Description:  Built by NRE-Mount Vernon on a new frame - as will be the other 3 built @ Dixmoor.
Photo Date:  6/6/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:18:10 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IHB 2141(3GS21B)
Views:  1182   Comments: 1
Nova Chemicals has a newly uniformed loco on its way
Title:  Nova Chemicals has a newly uniformed loco on its way
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2011  Upload Date: 6/10/2011 11:24:09 PM
Location:  Woodcrest, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NCLX 2003(MP1500D)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
A pause for nocturnal beans @ Blue Island
Title:  A pause for nocturnal beans @ Blue Island
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/30/2011  Upload Date: 8/10/2011 4:27:54 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Night,Yard
Locomotives:  IHB 2140(3GS21B)
Views:  422   Comments: 1
Freshly uniformed Sw1500 snores @ Woodcrest
Title:  Freshly uniformed Sw1500 snores @ Woodcrest
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2011  Upload Date: 8/10/2011 2:24:53 PM
Location:  Woodcrest, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PRLX 2217(SW1500)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
3rd of 4 2100 Hp 4-axle gensets delivered to the IHB this year
Title:  3rd of 4 2100 Hp 4-axle gensets delivered to the IHB this year
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/12/2011  Upload Date: 8/9/2011 12:49:31 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IHB 2143(3GS21B)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
CN 2191, painted by Quality Rail - has the white stripe on this side to the roofline
Title:  CN 2191, painted by Quality Rail - has the white stripe on this side to the roofline
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 11:46:49 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 2191(C40-8W)
Views:  724   Comments: 0
Rather unusual to see these at Blue Island - the east end of the line
Title:  Rather unusual to see these at Blue Island - the east end of the line
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/20/2011  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 12:35:05 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IAIS 721(GP38-2) IAIS 651(Yard Slug)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Retirees @ Barr Yard headed to NRE-Dixmoor as trade-ins
Title:  Retirees @ Barr Yard headed to NRE-Dixmoor as trade-ins
Description:  IHB took delivery of 4 new 3GS21B gensets - these frames will also live on to shuffle more freight!
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/9/2011 12:39:56 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IHB 8811(NW2) IHB 8814(NW2) IHB 2272(SW1200) IHB 2256(SW1200)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
Another green-striped green member of the IHB freight shuffling team
Title:  Another green-striped green member of the IHB freight shuffling team
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/10/2011 2:13:27 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IHB 2140(3GS21B)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
4th of 4 new 2100 hp gensets awaits movement to service from its birthplace @ NRE
Title:  4th of 4 new 2100 hp gensets awaits movement to service from its birthplace @ NRE
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/2/2011  Upload Date: 8/9/2011 12:45:52 PM
Location:  Dixmoor, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  IHB 2142(3GS21B)
Views:  567   Comments: 0
Former CNW geep - nee UP 181 at IHB's Blue Island
Title:  Former CNW geep - nee UP 181 at IHB's Blue Island
Description:  Gp9r RE 1617 < C&NW 4397, born Gp9 UP 181 in March 1954.
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 9/19/2011 2:13:58 AM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  RLCX 1617(GP9R)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
2168, captured by Mike Garza, and sister 2165 were painted by NRE-Dixmoor
Title:  2168, captured by Mike Garza, and sister 2165 were painted by NRE-Dixmoor
Description:  The Paterson Grain loco went to an Alberta grain loading operation with a newly-built loading loop.
Photo Date:  10/3/2011  Upload Date: 3/27/2012 10:36:11 AM
Location:  Dixmoor, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 2168(C40-8W)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
DLCX 6915, spotted @ NRE-Dixmoor, is headed to Alberta
Title:  DLCX 6915, spotted @ NRE-Dixmoor, is headed to Alberta
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2011  Upload Date: 1/18/2012 4:28:52 PM
Location:  Dixmoor, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  DLCX 6915(SD40-3) CSX 4299(GP39)
Views:  567   Comments: 2
Make A Wish - one sharp car!
Title:  Make A Wish - one sharp car!
Description:  Wished the November skies weren so scuzzy - but this isn't too bad!
Photo Date:  11/28/2011  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 12:29:53 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  170   Comments: 0
New CSX Logo looks like an emoticon @ Blue Island
Title:  New CSX Logo looks like an emoticon @ Blue Island
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/2/2011  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 12:32:05 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 970(ES44AC-H)
Views:  1701   Comments: 2
NSM 1236 - rebuilt to a SD38-3 by NRE-Dixmoor
Title:  NSM 1236 - rebuilt to a SD38-3 by NRE-Dixmoor
Description:  Will move in trasit as NREX 1236
Photo Date:  12/29/2011  Upload Date: 1/18/2012 4:36:31 PM
Location:  Dixmoor, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NSM 1236(SD38-3) CSX 4299(GP39)
Views:  829   Comments: 1
The 66th former BNSF widecab  appears in its new uniform @ Woodcrest
Title:  The 66th former BNSF widecab appears in its new uniform @ Woodcrest
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/28/2012  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 11:41:39 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 2171(C40-8W)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Another former BNSF widecab in its new uniform pauses @ Woodcrest
Title:  Another former BNSF widecab in its new uniform pauses @ Woodcrest
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/28/2012  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 11:42:40 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 2183(C40-8W)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
UP’s Breast Cancer Awareness loco visits Blue Island
Title:  UP’s Breast Cancer Awareness loco visits Blue Island
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/3/2012  Upload Date: 5/6/2012 11:38:54 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Mike Garza
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 7400(ES44AC)
Views:  308   Comments: 0


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