NS 9432 is begining to slow as it will be heading into the siding at Wister, west of Niland for a meet with a fleet of eastbounds.
NS 211 South lead by C40-9 on a crisp January day
Westbound empties for Bluefield grind uphill through Shawsville, passing the Sink Family Farm. While 12:54 am, the temperature remains well above average, at a muggy 80+ degrees.
NS ballast empties running south on the TRRA Highline across the Mississippi river in Missouri.This view from the Illinois side of the river shows the Edward Jones Dome and Lumiere Place Casino as... (more)
A NS train off the NS at Sidney, IL, heads into the siding at Block to meet a northbound train just out of Villa Grove. Block siding is the 1st siding north of Villa Grove. Union Pacific's Villa G... (more)
NS 8810 and IHB 1500 pass at Blue Island Yard.
Trying to photograph a train on the Portage Bridge from the waterfalls side is a lesson in patience. There is only about a 3 hour window of good morning lighting, and that is only during the longe... (more)
Saturday evening Herzog ballast train streaks through Knights on a southbound run.
NS 16T heads north with NS 8850 on the point. The corn looks good this year due to the abundance of rain in the area.
Southbound in evening , passing station.
Converging Diverging- Sunrises over the convoluted South Chicago Junction, known as Hayford. A bazaar glow rises up into the atmosphere, as clouds move in to make this spectacular light, morning g... (more)
NS 191 gets ready to exit the Yard Limits at Millen as it has just come off the D-Line from Augusta onto the S-Line which runs from Savannah-Macon.
After crossing the Wabash - Illinois Central (WABIC) diamonds, train 145 heads west out of Decatur.
Operation Lifesave NS 9256 leads an easbound train at Cove PA