Accelerating west after getting a green board, #9855 and her mixed freight are slowly overtaken by a Chicago-bound Amtrak express with NPCU #90218 on the point.
NS 6655 leads a westbound stack train through Pine.
Two IHB GP40-2s lead the eastbound Burns Harbor transfer past an NS work train that would leave a little later.
#2578 speeds through Pine Junction with a westbound mixed freight.
CSX Trina T921-17 starts it's journey on the EJE, as CSXT Train N859-19 waits for a signal in the distance.
A westbound IHB trackage rights train passes the MP 490 sign as they head towards Hick where, they will tranfer onto the IHB I believe.
This NS freight heads west toward the IHB lead a couple of miles west of this location to head for the Kankakee line, in the setting late afternoon sun.
This train of empty NS "High Top" coke hoppers is running compass south/railroad west out of EJ&E's Kirk Yard to NS at Van Loon, where an NS crew will take over & the J crew will run their own tra... (more)
Highhood #616 spends most of its time holding down this assignment.
#1513, approaching from the west, rolls through Pine Junction with a short local freight destined for the nearby CSX/EJ&E Curtis interchange yard.
Still wearing her BN reporting marks, Grinstein Green #9722 begins accelerating her train of new coal hoppers westward on the CSX ex-B&O mainline after receiving a green board.
"Cabage" unit #90222 is on the point of a late-afternoon Chicago-bound Amtrak express, highballing though Pine Junction on the Norfolk Southern mainline.
Making its way to Trenton, Mi., BNSF 8960 & 9597, lead train N84126, eastbound at Pine Jct, in Gary, In., after raining all night and still under stormy skies, but in a single moment of brightness... (more)