NS was nice enough to cap off our day on the Chicago Line with some color to brighten up the drab, snow-less winter landscape.
I've done a few reflection photos in my 27 years of railroad photography, but I believe this is my first utilizing ice.
After years of running 10,000'+ Kansas City-Harrisburg 20T/21T intermodals after the St Louis pickup, or running frequent I0T/I1T extras to St Louis, NS added a dedicated pair of St Louis intermod... (more)
Hot automotive train 171 has a long way to go, becoming UP ASMSP at Salem, IL and terminating outside Houston at Spring, TX.
"Round on the end & high in the middle" A SD70achoo leads a freight over the IN/OH state line.
"Smell ya later" Running as NS train CPRS650-25, St Paul, MN to Albany, NY ethanol CP 650-740 passes NS 14Q-30. 14Q is holding out for 21T to get onto the Huntington District, so the T... (more)
"At least it's not a Catfish"... an SD60E leads a short Proviso, IL/UP-Conway, PA freight with a cut of 10 TTX flats with John Deere tractors.
Amtrak's Westbound Capitol Limited crosses the Indiana/Ohio state line, with the sun welcoming the final day of August.
An autorack train crosses Route 6 in Butler, IN without an audience. In this 8 second exposure, several auto carriers cross the intersection towards the NS Chicago Line where it will continue its... (more)
CR 6070 is about to cross from Indiana to Ohio in October of 1995. The line parallels Hwy 6 and the OHIO sign is still there as far as I know.
A lone AC and another in DP on the rear, have a tank train under control and slow to make the turn north towards Detroit and Canada.
CP 8508 throttles up after taking the connection from the NYC to the Wabash on its journey from Bensenville, IL to Detroit, MI.
A empty auto rack train has just come around the corner in Butler and starts to accelerate back up to track speed as it heads for Windsor On.
After waiting for the NS computers to come back online after they crashed and for a fleet of westbounds a eastbound CP train crosses over to head up the Wabash line for Detroit and Windsor ON.