Heading south with several loads for the Crane base is the SAHW in low evening light.
The INRD and IPL sure do move coal.
Pre-Santa Train passenger special slams through the freshly rebuilt and now CTC-equipped interlocking at Linton at a cool 40mph (confirmed by Mr. AEI back there).
After the major derailment at Bloomington over the weekend, half of an empty train detoured on CSX via Avon at Terre Haute to Carlisle. At the same time, the rear half of the ill-fated load was a... (more)
Terre Haute 8AM commuters' loss is my gain, as Q64909 pulled right up to the signal at Belt Jct. to wait on XL. Both trains had good leaders.
A pair of INRD SD90s lead CP 800 on a very nice Saturday morning.
Empire Builders - Amtrak #7 and Indiana Railroad, both Empire Builders of sorts. These guys don't get a chance to get much face time together, but here we have "America's Engineer" C-Liner Willett... (more)
Cheddar Curtain- One of the pools to watch, is the run through agreement between the CP and INRD, which brings INRD 90mac's deep behind the Cheddar Curtain... CP 801- Empty- Fayette Indiana coke h... (more)
Hogback- CP trains 801 and 280 meet at speed on a hogback east of Columbus Wisconsin, on the CP Watertown sub.. 801 is an empty train of BNBX coke hoppers, powered by a pair of INRD 90mac's, heade... (more)
This pair of INRD units, on loan to CP, made quite a ruckus in the SE as they made a couple trips to GA, one of which resulted in a quick side trip to FL.
A pair of Indiana Railroad MACs head south past Jay tower with a coke train at sunset.
INRD 4003 leads the Pali Turn back east on the outskirts of Dugger. In trail is INRD's newest SD90MAC, 9013.
Loaded coke from Minnesota waits the overnight at Galewood Yard, waiting for a fresh crew to forward the train to CSX at Rockwell for furtherance south. Special thanks to Chris Guss for the lighti... (more)