This southbound train is headed to a place called Beehunter for an interchange with Indiana Southern.
Six SD90MAC4300s that had been working on the Indiana Rail Road and have now been sold to Norfolk Southern - three INRD painted and three CEFX - were retrieved on June 3 by the Hiawatha-Switz City... (more)
INRD GP38-2 #3803 & GP38-2AC #3805 pull hard on its train of covered hoppers over the diamond at Linton.
southbound IS coal empty with INDR crew in charge heads into the Bear Run coal loading facility
The sun has just risen and the fog is starting to burn off and a pair of SD38's and a SD40-2 have the duty to bring an empty coal train to Bear Run Mine to be loaded.
A pair of SD38's and a SD40-2 power an empty hopper train bound for Bear Run Mine at sunrise
Moving compass East and timetable North, CBRED passes through the improved connection at Linton to switch to timetable South and complete its short trip back to ISRR rails at Beehunter.
Pre-Santa Train passenger special slams through the freshly rebuilt and now CTC-equipped interlocking at Linton at a cool 40mph (confirmed by Mr. AEI back there).
The last time we were here these units were newly painted and beautiful but not active. Here they're not quite as pretty but they are rolling south to toward Beehunter to pick up loads from India... (more)
This train is dropped off all but one car in Switz City which is on the line directly ahead of the photographer. With no direct connection, to get to Jasonville the train had to run past the diam... (more)
This former San Manuel Arizona unit is westbound in temporary lettering. Note the tiny tank.
A Merom coal train runs north through Linton on the Chicago Sub. A derail on the Indy side at Linton prevented the train from making the usual west turn.
INRD 9006 brings an empty coal train out of Linton, IN.
And the nominees for best looking engine in America are...
The Hiawatha to Senate Avenue train is about to hit the daimond with the INRD Chicago Sub at Linton.Todays train has a 40 car set-out of coal empties for ISRR at Switz City.