An NS bottle train rolls west bound through Calumet City after crossing the Indiana-Illinois state line en-route to Riverdale Il.
Ex. Piedmont and Northern, later CSX, and finally NS line in Gastonia, NC is now abandoned but may re open soon as a new shortline and this scene can be shot again after about ten years.
Norfolk Southern 5168 runs long-hood forward toward the diamonds in Marion, OH.
A high short hood NS GP38-2, power for the crewless Continental paper switch job, idles away on this frigid evening. Can you tell we're in Chicago?
NS is still coping with the aftermath of the floods of last September. This train of stone is headed to one of the many washed out sections on the Captina. An old Conrail Caboose brings up the rea... (more)