Its amazing there are still IC SW14's running in 2011 on the CN. Here are two rolling back to Kirk Yard after working the NS interchange yard just north of Gary Indiana.
This westbound manifest has a mixed bag of BNSF and NS power, as it travels through Pine Junction, on the NS, ex-NYC mainline.
A heritage one BNSF C44-9W leads Q393 West through Pine Junction.Trailing the 3 lead BNSF units are 7 brand new BNSF ES44C4's straight out of GE in Erie PA.
NS 7521 leads a hot shot intermodal train on its last leg of its journey to Chicago. A Union Pacific SD70ACe is trailing.
Indiana Harbor Belt GP40-2 leads a IHB trackage rights train West on the NS Chicago Line at Pine Junction. This train was mostly scrap and steel for the Chicago area.
A westbound BNSF empty coal bucket blasts through Gary Indiana on it's way back to Powder River Basin for another load of black diamonds.
Approaching Gary from the north, the highway and the South Shore Line cross over the B&O mainline at Miller, Indiana. As I crossed the bridge, off in the distance I saw an eastbound B&O freight re... (more)
Somewhere near the South Shore Line interchange at Miller, IN. an eastbound local passes with B&O Q4b 4611 in charge.
An eastbound Baltimore & Ohio local powered by B&O Q4b 2-8-2 4626 arrived and started to switch the South Shore Line interchange at Miller, IN. The near bridge is Highway 12 and the far bridge is ... (more)
EJE Westbound slams across the diamonds at Ivanhoe past the classic EJE Searchlights.
A pair of BNSF ES44AC's lead a loaded coal train for destinations out east through Pine Junction on CSX's ex-B&O mainline
A variety of NS and UP power lead 17R towards Elkhart from the CN in Chicago
A coke train led by some big power heads west on the CN City Track to be delivered to the steel mills of Gary Indiana