CNW 411 pauses briefly on a side track before being pulled in for the night after a long day of passenger excursions.
A ballast train slowly crosses the diamonds before heading into the siding to tie down their train.
LWRVA switches the local plastic pellet plant at the west end of the 6300' ft long Hamlet Siding.
The Lake Shore Limited races west on #1 Track as it is running 9 1/2 hours behind schedule.
A pair of GP60's pull a Burns Harbor-River Rouge train eastward over the Amtrak connection switch at Porter Junction.
T909-25 rolls uphill through the tiny community of Alida, final destination Miller Siding interchanging with South Shore. Back when this was B&O trackage and the Monon ran through here Alida sport... (more)
One of the crewmembers called the signal in a funny way with this remark: "Q0 Niner 1 UP 5285 East on 2 Clear Suuuman...A Woof...Woof!"
A hot 21Z slowly makes it's way west on #1 Track, only having to stop up ahead at CP 482 for the eastbound Pere Marquette.
NS 9900 has the honors of leading a hot 205 westbound on Track 1. He'll be doing reduced speed up ahead as 35E & 23K still have to clear Porter Junction, located 11 miles away.
NS 886 negotiates the S-curve in downtown Valpo as it heads for interchange with the EJ&E at Van Loon.
NKP 765 sleeps the night away in Judson ready for the last day of operations on the HVRM this Memorial Day Weekend.
NKP 765 brings up the tail end of the 4pm train as it crosses the Kankakee/Yellow Rivers. Getting the kayaker as he gave us a pose was an added bonus to give this picture a great touch!