reporting mark: SCIH
railroad class: Shortline Railroad
There is currently 1 South Chicago and Indiana Harbor Railway radio scanner frequency from Illinois in our database.
The South Chicago and Indiana Harbor Railway (reporting mark SCIH), owned by Mittal Steel Company (originally the International Steel Group), is the former Chicago shortline Railway which operates 27 miles (43 km) of track between Chicago, Illinois and East Chicago, Indiana.The Chicago shortline was incorporated in 1900 and leased four miles (6 km) of yard and sidings from the adjacent Iroquois Iron Company. By 1919, C&CC&DC owned and operated a whopping 7.68 miles (12.36 km) of tracks. until 1906, the railroad interchanged traffic connections in the South Chicago District through trackage-rights agreements with the B & O. In December 1905, C&CC&DC sold the Iroquois Iron Company a chunk of land for expansion along the lake front. Included was the railroad and South Chicago and Indiana Harbor Railway's right-of-way.