In a rare daylight appearance, I&O's 400 train cruises across the River Raisin south of Maybee. I had been waiting for the opportunity to get a shot here ever since seeing Railroad: Indiana & Ohio RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD40T-2Location: Raisinville Township, Michigan, USALocomotive #: IORY 4070Train ID: A40061Photo Date: December 20, 2009
Under a spectacular cloudy sunrise, I&O's 400 train waits for a new crew south of Hamler.
I&O's Lima - Delta Turn crew brings the 400 train south across the chilly waters of the Maumee River on a Sunday morning. The colorful locomotive consist includes FEC 506 and CF&E 3883 in the tra... (more)
I&O GP7 52 leads its train at Mason Ohio.
IORY 400 south with empty gondolas up front and a long string of autoracks just out of view around the curve. Taken from Route 68 overpass.
The early morning sun has just begun to shine through the trees as I&O's Lima-Delta turn re-enters home rails at DT&I Junction a couple miles north of their destination.
Their work day drawing to a close, the crew of I&O's "Lima North Local" share a lighthearted moment while switching out their train.
"Racing the Sunrise" With less than two hours left to work, the crew of I&O's Lima-Delta turn highballs south towards Lima.
"Taking her out for a spin." 4082 is given a ride on the DT&I turntable to point her south for our return trip. Note: Taken on railroad property by a railroad employee.
The I&O heads through the Hendron Rd grade crossing with CEFX 6671, which recently has been put out of service by the FRA.
The conductor prepares to lock the keeper on the siding switch after picking up an empty covered hopper from Dysart. The train is headed to interchange with CSX in Columbus.
Approaching the Rager Rd crossing, the I&O head though the tree tunnel, with some weeds growing on the track.
Near the beginning of their trip to Columbus, the I&O pass through the Fair Ave crossing on a very warm summer evening.
Office Car Special, shortline style... IORY 4034 and the "Chapel Hill" pass the B&O depot in downtown Ottawa with top officials from RailAmerica purportedly on board.
Northbound Indiana Southern coal empties from Yankeetown Dock with a hodgepodge of RailAmerica power.