Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Blue Island, Illinois (Burr Oak Yard)
July 26, 1971
The Rock Island's Burr Oak Yard was located at the southern junction of the main and suburban lines in Blue Island, Illinois. At the far right are cars of the electrified Illinois Central Blue Island commuter branch. One of the Rock's Alco C-415 center-cab switchers is hard at work.
This page posted 9/1/2017; revised 1/1/2019. Text and photo ©2017 Lamont Downs.