Now we know that every county has crime problems but do they need switchers at the jail?
Former Texas Mexican units now ease down Nettleton St. toward the engine facility.
An interesting roster. You see each unit and wonder "Where did that come from?". This one started on on Kennecott Copper. Today it heads a westbound freight from Evansville.
Have set out three units on the power plant lead, the local's rebuild GP35 power has turned to the train and is prepared to depart to the east. I like that solar power switch.
Led by at former Phelps Dodge unit, this train is comprised of 37 cars of mixed freight from the booming river town of Mt. Vernon, IN and is EB for Evansville.
In the last minutes of the evening sunlight, PAL PRX1 with EVWR 4517 leading pulls passed West Yard bound for Princeton, KY
One of the Mt. Vernon locals passes under a bridge as it enters downtown.
The harvest is starting and midwest railroad have loaded up on motive power. This unit was once in Conrail's fleet as a GP40-2 but has been deturbo'd.
EVWR 4517 and PAL 4510 soak up the afternoon sun on a perfect fall day in Paducah. These units are part of a group of sixteen former CSX SD70MAC's acquired by P&L Transportation earlier this year.... (more)
Two sets of EVWR power rests overnight at the facilities/offices in Mt. Vernon, IN which is located right in the middle of a nice quiet neighborhood. Canon 350D.
Evansville Western Railway, EVWR 6003 SD40-2 Princeton Indiana Alliance coal loop July 11, 2008
EVWR 3840 makes his way East on the ex-L&N/CSX line near Opdyke, IL. As he is headed towards Evansville, IN, he passes a stopped NS coal drag in the siding at Shirley.
Rolling through the Indiana countryside, past the old and new of farming structures.
Night Reflection- An EVWR Geep, reflects the night away, awaiting the daylight and another call to duty, pushing and pulling scads of hoppers and tank cars all over the greater Mt Vernon Terminal.... (more)
The 2nd Mount Vernon Local steps off Evansville Western trackage for a right hand turn on the wye to interchange at CSX Howell Yard.