On a midday sunny Sunday, INRD SAHW waits for its crew to show up at Senate Ave to take it south. The Indianapolis skyline and Lucas Oil Stadium can be seen on the left.
CP 7023 (Air Force) leads K883 south past the PRR PL's at CP Dale on the north end of the Louisville and Indiana line.
Y230 heads west light power and enters the former Big Four station in Indianapolis.
A pair of Indiana Rail Road SD9043MACs sit outside of Senate Ave Yard with the Sunday-Friday SAHW.
Z550 rolls north through CP Dale with a short train in tow.
Z550 backs around the belt connection at CP Dale. CP Dale is still guarded by a pair of Pennsy PL's on the LIRC side.
INRD 3806, a GP38-2, takes it easy at Senate Avenue Yard in Indianapolis. Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, stands in the distance. The Colts suffered an early exit from the playo... (more)
SAHW (Senate Avenue Indianapolis - Hiawatha Yard Jasonville) prepares its departure on a partly cloudy afternoon in Indy. INRD 9011, INRD 9009, LIRC 3002 and INRD 3807 provide the entertainment.
At the PRR's Hawthorne Yards, old and new steamers could be found working together on a daily basis. On this day, an H10S was seen passing through the yard in tandem with a J1.
INRD 9011 departs out of Indianapolis with SAHW, bound for Hiawatha Yard in Jasonville. Of note is the LIRC Veterans unit third out.
Back up to speed out of downtown, CSX Q008 leaves Indianapolis behind as they continue their trek east along Mass Ave. Leading is CSXT 8849, an old Conrail SD40-2 running on "home rails"... (more)
LIRC 3002, in a PRR-inspired paint scheme with a logo saluting our veterans, leads the Z550 north through CP Dale.
After Interchanging with the Indiana Rairoad, LIRC Z550 heads for home with some impressive tonnage passing the distant semaphore at Summer Ave.
I remember my father showing me this photo, and, if my memory serves me correctly, he took it while on an extended work assignment in Indianapolis in 1960. This is a real rarity, 1 of 22 center-c... (more)
SAHW starts its trek to Jasonville with the INRD 9004 leading. The train is curving out of Senate Ave Yard which was once the Illinois Central's main Indianapolis yard.