Rare on the Southern West District, a 4-unit EMD lashup heads up the westbound NS 168 this morning at North End Park in Belleville, IL.
Against a dramatic sunset, NS 111 patiently waits in the hole for NS 112...the 2nd of two westbounds he's waiting for.
Westbound NS 239 passes under the Metrolink (former L&N / CSX) right-of-way in Belleville, IL today.
Eastbound NS M67 passes the location of the former Monterey Mine cutoff.
A very long telephoto shot of NS 223 snaking it's way along the former Southern Railway.
With signs of spring in the surrounding fields, an unusually short NS 239 makes tracks toward St Louis.
Westbound 112 splits the signals at MP 28.7 / 28.8. I've been fanning the line for 4 years...this is the first time I've made the short hike to get this westbound shot.
After meeting the eastbound 111 at New Baden, 239 makes tracks to St Louis for the crew change.
Westbound NS 239 rounds the bend at MP 56 and picks up speed for the 20-mile dash to New Baden for a meet with NS 111.
Westbound NS 239 negotiates the sweeping bend between New Baden and Albers, IL this fine Sunday afternoon.
Westbound NS 224 passes under the Illinois Route 126 bridge in Posey, IL.
Several veteran TLLX GEs rest in the NRE yard.
SD40-2 and S3-2B slug 932 (built from SP U25B)
DPU of westbound coal drag passes the famous depot at Kirkwood.
Nice-looking 4-axle motor idles at Valley Jct this Saturday morning.