After meeting the eastbound 111 at New Baden, 239 makes tracks to St Louis for the crew change.
Westbound NS 239 rounds the bend at MP 56 and picks up speed for the 20-mile dash to New Baden for a meet with NS 111.
Westbound NS 239 negotiates the sweeping bend between New Baden and Albers, IL this fine Sunday afternoon.
Westbound NS 224 passes under the Illinois Route 126 bridge in Posey, IL.
Several veteran TLLX GEs rest in the NRE yard.
SD40-2 and S3-2B slug 932 (built from SP U25B)
DPU of westbound coal drag passes the famous depot at Kirkwood.
Nice-looking 4-axle motor idles at Valley Jct this Saturday morning.
Eastbound NS 223 splits the signals at MP 68 / Airport Rd east of Centralia this fine Sunday afternoon.
Southbound coal drag meanders through downtown Centralia, IL. The switches lead to the Duncan Hines storage track and under-shed hopper unloading facility.
Southbound merchandise train trundles along the roller-coaster track profile south of Irvington, IL
Westbound grain train NS 57E passes the location of the former Monterey Mine cutoff.
Westbound NS 168 passes the location of the former Monterey Mine cutoff.
Under a rising full moon, westbound NS 239 holds the main for eastbounds NS 167 and 285.
Metrolink 3010 passes over the NS right of way. Location is just east of Illinois route 159 at North End Park. NS milepost is approximately 17.5