UP 1169 switches cars at the NS/CSX interchange next to the NRE facility in Mt. Vernon. A mixture of locomotives can be seen, including a switcher from Korean Rail, Union Railroad, Union Pacific ... (more)
FURX 3030 sits outside the NRE shops in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. From the looks of it, this engine has been sitting out in the elements for quite some time.
UP 1169 picks up cars at the UP - NS/CSX diamond in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. To the left is the NRE Facility.
Lots of goodies to be found at the NREX shops in Mt. Vernon.
NREX 2663 true heritage shines bright in the bright morning sun.
NREX #2008 sits amongst many old locomotives at the NRE shops.
NREX #3030 awaits an uncertain fate at the NRE shops.
BNSF, I&O, Chessie, FURX, FNM, UP, and GMTX engines can be seen at NRE's Shops in Mt. Vernon
The Little Engine that could. Milano Express GE 44 Ton sits outside the NRE Shops in Mt. Vernon, Illinois basking in late afternoon sun.
Breaking the silence of Mt Vernon, IL a Northbound mixed freight moves through the town onto Union Pacific's Chicago Subdivision from the Pinckneyville Subdivision.
CSXT 1321, a brand new built NRE 3GS21B-DE, sits inside the fence at NRE awaiting interchange on 9/12/10.
Sitting before the storm, a EMD GP50 waits to be brought into the National Railway Equipment shops in Mt. Vernon, IL. This engine will either be scrapped, or rebuilt into a new Generator Set Locom... (more)
Nee-MKT. It appears a unit in front of this one last its oil. That would have been neat to see.
Brand new National Railway Equipment 2GS14B sits idle at the NREX shops in Mt. Vernon Illinois
I really like these gutsy sounding stubby little units, kind of like an SD-45T-2 with a short guy syndrome.