A clean EMD unit leads a hot Z train west at milepost 488 on the Chicago Line.
An eastbound intermodal is about to slam across the CSXT Porter Branch diamond on track one at Willow Creek.
A Conrail interlocking tower scene from 1983 at Willow Creek in Portage Indiana. A few decades ago the B&O, NYC Michigan Central, and Wabash 4th District crossed here. Currently this busy junction... (more)
NS 9642 leads a intermodal west past the G-heads in Whiting and their replacement. The old signals are now gone and this area is now triple track.
CSX 9030 leads a manifest west under the since removed Pennsy signal bridge in Hammond
A single SD40-2 leads an eastbound CP multi-level train towards Elkhart. The crew has dimmed the headlights to meet a westbound.
The local has just switched out cars at Munster lumber and is heading back north on the old Monon line. It was unusual to see a MOPAC caboose on this train.
La Yogurt, Active People - Active Cultures, available in original and custard. A reefer on passing 21J-18 shows that almost any product runs intermodal nowadays, while Chicago-Toledo 24N splits t... (more)
With single stacks to fit through the Pittsburgh Amtrak Station, hot 20E accelerates out of Elkhart.
A train of high proof hooch takes a right to stay on the Chicago Line. By the alignment of the tracks, it is easy to tell the former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Line (now Grand Elk Railway) wa... (more)
Cruising down the newly paved streets, CN 8875 has all lights blazing including the markers.
NS Elkhart-Marion 312 exits the siding on the old CCC&StL main. According to the Conrail Historical Society, this is the only ex-NYC line to have PRR color position light signals, which were inst... (more)
With 128 platforms of intermodal, Chicago, IL-Ayer, MA train 206 accelerates out of the 30mph curve in Elkhart.
CSX Hauling a Special Load to Evansville Indiana to get a crew change and continue on south.
Chicago-Albany intermodal 22K passes the station and NYC signal bridge at the east end of Elkhart Yard.