Life begins at 50. GM&O GP35s aren't common sights on Norfolk Southern trains, so VLIX 631 was a welcomed treat on this NS manifest. Painted in ragged Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio paint and ridin... (more)
BNSF 8236, NS 9953 and GM&O (VLIX) 631 creeps along through Belleville, Illinois. Gulf Mobile & Ohio GP35 #631 is on it's trek west to Kansas City, Missouri from the Southern Appalachia Railway Mu... (more)
The engineer on NS' OCS has the throttle on his vintage set of A-B-A F9s in a high notch as he pulls NS varnish out of the Mississippi River Valley and away from the St. Louis area.
Norfolk Southern OCS rolls east thru Belleville headed to Louisville.
Norfolk Southern is operating an Office Car Special from St. Louis which includes inspecting the new Mid America Corridor Connection with CN-IC.
The local heads back to Centralia, IL.
Hey! Who put that yellow stripe on there? I guess since CN units have yellow stripes, that's what all of the fallen flags will get too, even if it is wrong and immoral. To see this unit before ... (more)
Finishing it's climb up Edgemont Hill, pulling into Belleville, past some colorful remnants of fall foliage.
NS D76 runs long hood forward back to Centralia, Il
Primered NS 2639 leads 223 east through Belleville, Il
Westbound work train NS 937 crosses Lebanon Ave in Belleville.
Southbound L546 as seen from the top of St Elizabeth's Hospital parking garage.
Southbound CN local L54691 22 winds through Belleville
L54691 29 at Belleville