The original Norfolk Southern heritage unit is in charge of 15E today as they leave Peru, IN behind and head west down the Lafayette District.
Westbound #255 roadrailer passes thru the east end of Tolono, at Martin, and only a mile from crossing CN. This train is 40 miles east of Decatur, IL, the next major terminal along this line.
The NS local out of Danville, IL, begins to pickup speed after meeting 55I at Sidney. The train is heading over to Tolono to do work, where this local will turn and head back east.
The sun is about done for the the day as the NS begins moving trains again after D1G picking up grain at Sadorus, and D91 doing local work at Tolono, had the NS at a stop for about a hour. There i... (more)
NS local pulls into the siding at Tolono to work. This job will have a couple stops on the west side of Tolono, then will run around their train and head back east.
The local grain sweeper is pulling out of the elevator track at Sandorus. Next is to air test and then blast off back to Decatur with this small grain train. Sandorus is located about 10 miles Wes... (more)
The local grain sweeper has just left Sandorus heading back to Decatur with a small grain train. Sandorus is located about 10 miles West of Tolono.
NS local is running around their cars at Dawn, the west end of Tolono. The conductor is out of position after making a rear end setout in town, so he waits while the engineer make a few moves on t... (more)
After an ontime, 07:45 departure from Decatur, the Norfolk Southern's A-B-B-A set of F units are barreling through the tiny village of Catlin at every bit of 60 MPH. NS CEO Wick Moorman is onboard... (more)
On a hot and humid summer morning in Central Illinois, NS's OCS train tops the hill at Philo, as onlookers wave them on.
After setting some cars and their rear engine off at Lafayette, NS 17K blasts past the quiet elevator at West Point, westbound for Decatur, IL.
LV 8104 is just released out of the paint shop after getting her nose repainted. The LV heritage units leads NS 17K off the siding at Danes just east of Logansport, Indiana on the NS ex Wabash lin... (more)
LV 8104 is just released out of the paint shop after getting her nose repainted. The LV heritage unit leads NS 17K west just out of Peru, Indiana after making a crew change.
Leading it's first train since it's re-release after a new nose job, the Lehigh Valley 8104 makes a dash towards Lafayette after meeting two eastbounds in the hole at Colburn.
Light power charging east through rural Oakley.