IC 6128 still in black with CN 5745 (SD75I) and still moving grain south. Coincidentally it is the same engine I photographed in 1996, 3 miles north (186832).
IC SD40-2's 6128/6159 move grain cars south to Mississippi River terminals
Southbound City of New Orleans with 76/308
Northbound City of New Orleans with 514 on point and 45/76/354
Northbound CN freight on repaired tracks/bridge. Marsh and structures in area show damage from Katrina
Northbound "City of New Orleans" crosses repaired bridge at Manchac Pass. Amtrak "City" service to New Orleans resumed 10/9/2005
IC 6058 at South Manchac waiting arrival of P58 (Amtrak) Northbound
Racing north toward Hammond, LA. We are between Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas.
"City of New Orleans" crossing the bridge northbound at Manchac Pass. [Editor's Note: This train derailed several hours later near Flora, MS killing one passenger and injuring at least 30 more. Mo... (more)