INRD's Hiawatha to Baker turn heads north over an old wooden bridge in Terre Haute, Indiana. Today's train consisted of a good mix of power, an SD9043MAC, an SD40-2, and a GP38-2.
Three long hours after we arrived here at the trestle, the faint sound of a horn was heard in the distance. The train was finally on the approach to Tulip Trestle. Led by a pair of SD9043MACs, Ind... (more)
INRD 9007 brings the SAHW west out of Solsberry through the stretched out S curve. Solsberry is a small little town west of Bloomington and is one of the stops for the INRD Santa Train.
The 6 days a week INRD SAHW heads south through the little city of Morgantown, Indiana. To the left is an Illinois Central relic left behind, a town sign.
On a rainy and stormy May 3, 2007, the fourth main track was still being built over Logan Hill between Bill and Converse Junction, Wyoming, as two Union Pacific coal trains roll past construction ... (more)
INRD 9013 leads SAHW through one of the unique parts of the old IC Hi-Dry Line, Unionville Tunnel. The Unionville Tunnel, also known as Peterson Tunnel, was built in 1905 by the Indianapolis South... (more)
A pair of regular leasers get the call on the morning loads out of Babbitt as they round the bend downgrade toward the processing plant in Silver Bay with the tremendous fall colors accenting the ... (more)
After an early morning run west, the INRD Palestine Turn comes back east to Jasonville as it crosses over the Wabash River. Built in 1910, the Riverton bridge helps the INRD cross between Indiana ... (more)
Looking on from the top of Tulip Trestle, INRD 9004 leads SAHW west over the 1905 built trestle. The bridge was built by the Indianapolis Southern Railroad which later became part of the Illinois ... (more)
A pair of leased SD90/43MAC's lead a set of empties back to Babbitt. I've heard their new power is with in days of arriving, so shoot these while you still can.
SAHW starts its trek to Jasonville with the INRD 9004 leading. The train is curving out of Senate Ave Yard which was once the Illinois Central's main Indianapolis yard.
Through the bleak landscape of a winter afternoon, UP 8305 leads a former MKT SD40-2 with a North Platte-bound manifest, about to pass beneath US Route 30 in Logan, IA. Ektachrome.
9 years after the 25th anniversary, INRD 9025 is still dressed up in her beautiful 25th scheme. One can spot the many similarities between the 9025's scheme and the warbonnet scheme.
INRD 9001 leads a loaded coal train around the loop at Bear Run as it begins the short trek to Merom. In the background is an old Peabody drag line made by Bucyrus-Erie.
A loaded INRD coal train sits waiting for a crew to take the black diamonds to the Merom Generating Station. You can see INRD 9001 behind the end of its train wrapped around the loop at Bear Run.