NS 61K rolls through Bement, with the engineer really laying the throttle down, as you can tell by the exhaust. NS 6658 is on the head end with its days numbered.
After holding at Unity siding (between Philo and Sidney) for an eastbound mixed freight, 61K is back on the move again, already at track speed by the time it reaches our location a mile west of Ph... (more)
NS 181, powered by NS 2522 and 7663, crests a small hill just west of Philo with my personal favorite, an NS SD70, in the lead. After getting cloud screwed in Philo, he was luckily going slow enou... (more)
Follow the Flag. Norfolk Southern's Wabash heritage unit is right at home on former Wabash Railroad territory on July 22, 2016 as it leads a Detroit-Kansas City, Mo., TripleCrown acr... (more)
Right on the tail of NS 20T, NS 146 coasts east through Philo "The Center of the Universe" with a C40-9 and SD40-2 pair.
NS 145 eases by a westbound approach signal at Martin on the Lafayette District, as it will hold at Tolono for a southbound CN train. Nothing in this shot was long for this world, as this would be... (more)
Decatur, IL to Conway, PA manifest 34N works out of the Wabash River Valley and past the namesake railroad's searchlight signals at West Point, IN under dark, threatening summer skies.
On a rainy day in northwestern Indiana, westbound manifest 15E flies through Lafayette's train and bus station on its trip from Bellevue, OH to the Union Pacific at Sidney, IL.
With a trio of GEs on the point, Norfolk Southern intermodal train, 21T, gets up to speed out of the Dawn siding at Tolono, splitting the endangered searchlights. Not only is there Wabash-era sear... (more)
Wabash F7 1189 brings up the rear of the Santa Train returning to Decatur, splitting the signals at Wabic as it comes into town. These signals don't have much longer, as replacements are up behind... (more)
Wabash F7 1189 pulls the 2015 edition of the NS Santa Train back into the staging area in Decatur.
Wabash 1189 and CN 6789 shove on the rear of Norfolk Southern's 2015 Santa Train. The train is passing Wabic Junction and crossing the CN.
Triple Crowns roll west during the golden hour, approaching the diamond with the former Illinois Central in Tolono.
NS 9936 leads NS 255, a roadrailer west through Tolono, about to slam the CN diamonds.
Following closely behind a 34N 05, eastbound autorack/autoparts train M22 04 (Extra 122) works it way over a small hill just east of Philo, IL on Norfolk Southern's Lafayette District with a solo ... (more)