An eclectic lash up leads CSX Q386 east on trackage rights through Whiting Indiana
A pair of NS GP60s lead B08 west through CP 482.
A Santa Fe SD45 leads a fellow bluebonnet GE on a Conrail freight from Chicago's Corwith Yard bound for nearby Elkhart. Tom Bowers photo.
The Indianapolis Subdivision gets little love ever since their semaphores were taken down around 2000. The sub stretches between Indianapolis and Hamilton, OH, and at best hosts 5 trains a day, ch... (more)
IERR 206 crosses over the only truly magnificent portion of the former Cincinnati to Chicago C&O main at Okeana, OH. This trestle was rebuilt by CSX in the 1980's to support the dirty dirt trains ... (more)
Quite literally straddling the Ohio/Indiana boarder, IERR 206 crosses over State Line Road at Peoria enroute to Nease Chemical at Fernald, OH.
IERR 206 leans into the elevated curve south of Bath, IN as it heads south towards Fernald, OH. This section of the Indiana Eastern was formerly the C&O Cincinnati-Chicago mainline, now reduced to... (more)
SD40-2s are running engine light to Van Loon in Gary, as they begin to exit the westward passing siding and enter the former Nickel Plate Road mainline in Hobart. Even without cars in-tow the two ... (more)
The Indiana Harbor Belt has had several hirail vehicles numbered as HR-1 in its fleet. The earliest was this late 1960s Dodge van, seen sporting the OSHA Orange scheme, which is seen passing by a... (more)
Lettered for the now defunct Algers, Winslow and Western, Indiana Eastern SD9 206 does some morning switching at Cottage Grove, IN, preparing a cut of chemical tankers for pickup by CSX J784, due ... (more)
NS 35J hustles westward through Ogden Dunes at milepost 488 on the Chicago Line.
A high-hood N&W SD45 is the leader as a trio of EMDs heads west along the former Nickel Plate mainline toward Calumet Yard in Chicago. The train is about to cross 165th Street in Hammond while th... (more)
With North America's largest interlocking tower in the background, N&W 1218 works its way south (railroad east) along the former Nickel Plate main on a passenger special. Tom Golden photo.
Running long-hood forward, a former Southern GP50 leads a six-axle GE and EMD westbound along the former Nickel Plate Chicago to Fort Wayne mainline. Tom Golden photo.
As the engineer gives me a friendly wave NS 61A heads west with LMSX 718 as its leader. The 718 would eventually become NS 8458.