NS 145 leaves the yard at Decatur Illinois led by a standard cab SD60.
NS #145 is looking good at Island Grove with a spartan cab SD60 on the point and healthy-sized train of Ford auto parts.
The Ford auto parts train running down NS main #2 passing the CSX yard.
Short Ford auto parts train with two locomotives and just two box cars.
After one of the first snows of the year, 145 heads west toward St. Louis via the ex-NKP, now the NS Youngstown Line, with a one unit wonder - a Conrail SD50.
With the sun setting fast, 145 heads west across the flats viaduct and lift bridge NS2 over the Cuyahoga River
NS #145 departs Decatur as its rounds the big curve east of CN/IC diamonds at Wabic.
Auto parts train races by the old searchlight signals west of Decatur.
Ford auto parts train 145 exits industrial Decatur on a Saturday afternoon. These trains are getting longer. A possible indication of a pick up in the auto industry.
BNSF motors lead the NS Ford auto parts train west at the Franklin Street overpass.
NS #145 rounds the big curve at Bates behind two standard cab SD70's: ex-CR 2563 and NS 2510. I spent hours railfanning the NS with nary a Catfish to be seen.
After waiting for what seemed to be an eternity, #145 finally comes into view at Lanesville, with ex-Conrail SD60 6711 on the point. Today's train had 89 cars, which is the biggest Ford parts tra... (more)
Evening Norfolk Southern auto parts train 145 led by a trio of Union Pacific locomotives.