Catching a well lit move on the former B&O out of St. Louis is a hard task.Very few train use this line, with the former Conrail being the preffered route.Eastbound autoracks Q265 heads east at Ca... (more)
One of the few train that runs the former B&O out of St. Louis is the Q265.Here the short auto train heads thru Caseyville .
One of the rare trains that use the former B&O out of St. Louis heads east with empty racks for Louisville .
UP 4607 leads CSX K558 past the CPL's at West Black Lane, on the ex-B&O. This train of loaded pipes will become UP's "SMEEK" at Saint Louis.
Q247 is just beginning its trip east on The CSX Illinois Sub.This train was just recieved from The A&S at East St. Louis.
Q-687 has just begun its journey to Louisville.This train was interchanged from the UP at East St. Louis,and alomost always has UP Power.
Eastbound autos creep into Caseyville.
Q-247 grinds up Caseyville Hill,past one of the doomed CPL signals.
UP power leads CSX Q687 east past a classic CPL signal.
Road-Slug set leads Q638-26 east on the former Conrail
Ex SP SD40R leads oddball lashup on Q-670 on the former Conrail
Westbound Q-204 splitting classic B&O CPL signals
Rounding the bend, leaving Caseyville and the St. Louis area behind. We would end up chasing it all the way accross Illinois, and on to Washington, IN. More chase photos to come...
Hot on the tail of the tail of three previous trains, CSX L111 becomes the fourth train in 45 minutes as it passes through Caseyville Park.
639-09 with CSX 776 heads west towards HN Cabin