Nickel Plate Road 765 is about to enter Lafayette, IN
"Time To Go Home"
CSX's J726 crawls past Lafayette Amtrak station on its way back to Avon Yard.
A train hurries through CP Demun on the mainline of the NS Lafayette District. The signals are Wabash searchlights.
A train comes off the old NKP branch to South yard and Frankfort and is diverging onto the NS Wabash main to Kansas City. The signals are former Wabash searchlights.
The NS yard job at Lafayette.
While waiting patiently for the "Valley Girl" (Lehigh Valley Heritage unit 8104) to pass through Lafayette Junction on the NS, I was treated to a venerable SD40-2 leading a southbound grain train ... (more)
With downtown Lafayette in the distance, Triple Crown train 267 resumes its westward journey after meeting two eastbounds at Lafayette Jct. My ambition was to capture the "Valley Girl" (Lehigh Va... (more)
With the light fading and dark clouds coming in, CSX Y210 backs past the Salem Street signal in to the CSX yard to pick up their cut of cars.
J726 waits to depart Lafayette while NS 9451 flies by with an autoparts train.
A large consist of CSX locomotives head south out of the CSX yard in Lafayette IN. The slug is a former GP40, it was originally B&O #3775 then CSX #6550. The other units in the consist are CSX 696... (more)
NS 6667 backs across this historic bridge with a string of hoppers to set out for KBS as the snow continues to fall.
The Cardinal makes its way west into Lafayette early on a beautiful saturday morning. There they will make a quick stop at the passenger station. Then continue their trip west towards Chicago.
A long Norfolk Southern hopper train pulls off the KB&S and onto the NS mainline. Also my first picture on the site, hopefully more to come.
Yard power waits it out for the next assignment in the fomer Wabash yard.
Southbound CSX freight accelerating through Lafayette on a georgeous spring day.