Westbound with all UP power NS train 15E approaches Wabash and will get a crew change in Peru 14 miles to the west.
Westbound NS 15E crosses over the NS Marion District just outside Wabash, IN. Where the NS Marion District is seen curving to the right there is a connection track between the two lines.
The westbound NS 15E slices through the thick pea soup fog as the sun tries to penetrate through it.
NS 15E is heading westbound, he is meeting eastbound 20Q in front of the former Big Four Depot in downtown Lafayette.
15E had been stuck behind 145 over around Marshfield because 145 was having air problems. So we thought it'd be a while before they came, since it already had been a while, and we're gone 2 secon... (more)
NS 15E heads westbound on the Lafayette District just west of Peru and is about to meet 2 eastbounds at Sycamore just around the S curve about a mile ahead.
After meeting a couple of eastbounds, 15E gets back underway as it passes the old interlocking tower at Leipsic Junction.
NS westbound with a fresh crew heads toward Lafayette.
The crew of westbound 15E has (thankfully) dimmed their headlights for a meet with an empty coal train at the east end of Yellow Creek siding. In the minutes before sunrise, the sky takes on a pi... (more)
Old-school diesels vault over the unusual crossing at Newell. KB&S's former Milwaukee "Southeastern" line crosses below.
Indiana's tallest waterfall can be found about 200 yards down this creek. Old boat still going at it!
DRGW 5354 leads 15E west of Williamsport on the NS Wabash.