CSS 2004 and CSS 2002 bask in the afternoon sunshine, as they prepare to make a back-up move onto the CSX Garrett Sub at Miller.
In nice sunlight, Amtrak heads west through Pine Junction, on the ex-NYC Main.
W3T highballs west through Pine Junction, behind a pair of CP ES44AC's. The ethanol train is bound for the BRC in Chicago, where it will hop onto the CP Elgin Sub at Cragin.
After sitting at Pine for over three hours, due to congestion at Barr Yard (backed up eastbounds due to the Suman wreck), this westbound gets on the move, with at least eight other trains waiting ... (more)
Its near sunset, and a UP SD70ACe leads a NS C40-9W on a manifest train bound for Union Pacific's Proviso Yard
EJ&E 663 continues the trip back to Kirk Yard as it passes the Majestic Star Casino in Gary Indiana.
A roll by is given to the CSX 7651 west, at Pine Junction.
A couple CP's hightail it west through Pine Junction.
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)