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Joe Korienek's Collection
 
8/19/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Joe Korienek
Dates:8/12/2003 - 8/12/2003
Album Info:Looked around the former Rock Island yard and found some traces of The Rock's old equipment and some used by Metra.
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RI 4235 (Metra) Baggage/Express, former troop sleeper, MofW
Title:  RI 4235 (Metra) Baggage/Express, former troop sleeper, MofW
Description:  Built in 1943 by Pullman Standard as a troop sleeper, became a baggage/express boxcar.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:27 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  299   Comments: 0
RI 4235 (Metra) Baggage/Express, former troop sleeper, MofW
Title:  RI 4235 (Metra) Baggage/Express, former troop sleeper, MofW
Description:  Built in 1943 by Pullman Standard as a troop sleeper, became a baggage/express boxcar.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:32 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  266   Comments: 1
RI 4382 to Metra 4382
Title:  RI 4382 to Metra 4382
Description:  Baggage/express built in 1961 by the St Louis Car Co.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:37 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  1026   Comments: 0
CWP 207
Title:  CWP 207
Description:  I think I remember this caboose being red and white.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:42 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  147   Comments: 1
Chicago RailLink 15 & 1042
Title:  Chicago RailLink 15 & 1042
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:50:44 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CRL 15(GP18) CRL 1042(GP10)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
METX 1614
Title:  METX 1614
Description:  This pulls in while I'm scouting around.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:16 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  METX 1614(Highliner)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Chicago RailLink 15 & 1042
Title:  Chicago RailLink 15 & 1042
Description:  Backing into the yard
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 2:51:22 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CRL 15(GP18)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
CRL 15
Title:  CRL 15
Description:  Still backing into the yard
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:22:08 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CRL 15(GP18)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Metx 203 is coming toward me while Chicago RailLink 15 waits in the yard.
Title:  Metx 203 is coming toward me while Chicago RailLink 15 waits in the yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:22:15 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  65   Comments: 0
METX 203
Title:  METX 203
Description:  Passing the Metra coach yard in Blue Island.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:22:20 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  METX 203(F40PHM-2)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
METX 3004
Title:  METX 3004
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:21:53 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  458   Comments: 0
METX 3001 ex-Rock Island
Title:  METX 3001 ex-Rock Island
Description:  Unloaded forever?
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:21:57 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  190   Comments: 0
RI 63066, Blue Island yard at the LCL freight dock.
Title:  RI 63066, Blue Island yard at the LCL freight dock.
Description:  Seen better days
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:22:01 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  129   Comments: 0
RI 63066 close-up of the herald.
Title:  RI 63066 close-up of the herald.
Description:  R.I.P.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:47:52 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  126   Comments: 0
RI 63066 ooops.
Title:  RI 63066 ooops.
Description:  Like the tin-man in Oz, I hear "oil can". Blue Island yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:47:55 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  351   Comments: 0
RI 63066 and the hole in the rail.
Title:  RI 63066 and the hole in the rail.
Description:  Buckeye trucks and friction bearings?
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:46:30 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Blue Island yard LCL freight dock
Title:  Blue Island yard LCL freight dock
Description:  Falling down...
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:47:08 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Blue Island yard LCL freight dock
Title:  Blue Island yard LCL freight dock
Description:  Weedy too...
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:47:14 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  77   Comments: 0
FURX 3047 nearing Blue Island crossing
Title:  FURX 3047 nearing Blue Island crossing
Description:  It was sunnier, until I was ready to take pictures.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 4:17:35 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Roster,Bridge
Locomotives:  FURX 3047(SD40-2) CSX 8405(SD40-2) BNSF 6912(SD40-2)
Views:  337   Comments: 1
CSX ex-Conrail at Riverdale, Barr Yard.
Title:  CSX ex-Conrail at Riverdale, Barr Yard.
Description:  I read that this engines crew went over a derail and tipped sideways into a bridge column.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/18/2011 11:04:08 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  CSX 4445(GP40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
CSX ex-Conrail at Riverdale, Barr Yard.
Title:  CSX ex-Conrail at Riverdale, Barr Yard.
Description:  I read that this engines crew went over a derail and tipped sideways into a bridge column.
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/18/2011 11:04:03 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  CSX 4445(GP40-2)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
IC 100
Title:  IC 100
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2003  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 3:47:31 PM
Location:  Hazel Crest, IL
Author:  Joe Korienek
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  IC 100(E9A)
Views:  226   Comments: 1


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