Empty coal drag from Burns Harbor heads east through unincorporated LaPorte County, IN. Autumn is in full swing and the lineside scenery all along Otis Hill is a riot of color.
A rather short stack train has no problem handling Otis Hill this morning.
Eastbound priority freight heads up hill just east of Otis on the old NYC water level route.
NS 2527 leads an eastbound manifest along the Chicago Line and past a hard working track gang.
NS stacks work up the grade near Durham, IN at around MP 471 on the Chicago Line.
With one of Conrail's old soldiers, NS train 21V crawls around the curve and past the ice covered trees at MP 469, just west of LaPorte, IN on the ex-CR Chicago line.
Ice still clings to the trees from a storm the day before around MP 469 on the NS Chicago Line as things are getting backed up at the top of Otis hill...westbounds 21V and W3G wait to roll west as... (more)
Dormant grain train parked on the siding as Q121 approaches from the north
A southbound train of empty containers waits for this northbound empty grain train led by sister CSX #7894.