Eastbound with a rebuilt Carload Express MP15AC approaches the west end of the yard at Bement, IL.
A Wabash era Searchlight stands tall, without replacements, just north of Bement, IL as NS 9896 leads a southbound 61U potash train from The Anderson's just west of Champaign.
As the clouds break overhead, NS 20T (intermodal; Kansas City, MO - Harrisburg, PA) finds smooth sailing past CP Wiggins and a historic grain elevator.
NS high hood 5115 leads D3V south past a old Wabash signal north of Bement.
"Now that's a business train!"
NS 956 takes the IAIS business train away from the photographer as the sun sets just outside of Bement, Illinois. As the sun dipped below the horizon, t... (more)
NS 956 heads towards Bement, with two IAIS Geeps and the two IAIS business cars, Abraham Lincoln and Hawkeye.
MOTX #6944 trails on the 35N as it heads to Decatur.
NS #9790 leads am ethanol train toward Decatur as the sun sets.
Last light of the day silhouettes this eastbound train as it races through central Illinois.
Wabash 1189 is on home rails as it sails along on an equipment move, positioning equipment for a Norfolk Southern employees Santa Train which operates out of Decatur this weekend, (Dec. 14-15). Th... (more)
A pair of NS units race their train across rural Illinois, and away from the setting sun.
With her excursion schedule completed, the 765 works her way home to Ft. Wayne.
Cruising effortlessly, leaving the defunct Piatt Switch elevator and further east, the Ivesdale elevator behind.
Stack train cruising through rural Illinois on the way west to Decatur.