Typically in recent years one or two GE wide cabs would be assigned to push westbound trains up Duncan Hill. However on this day a good old SD40-2 was assigned the duty after a recent snowfall.
A double rainbow breaks from the storm clouds as UP power lead NS 224 west as it begins its accent of Duncan Hill.
After a dusting of snow the night before NS 375 struggles up Duncan Hill with steel coils in tow as it heads west for AK Steel in Rockport Indiana.
NS 125 heads east along the New Albany floodwall as it nears Louisville as autumn colors start to appear.
Westbound coal empties heads back to the mine as it passes through New Albany as the sun sets in the west.
Westbound NS 114 lead by SD40 1591 that was built in May 1966 for the N&W passes TL19 that has picked up loads from a recycling plant. MP15DC 2349 was built for the Southern in June 1977.
The Erie heritage unit leads 223 east by New Albany.
The pusher set aids westbound NS 168 up the 2.8% grade of Duncan Hill.
After pushing 168 up Duncan Hill the pusher set with the specially painted 4004 returns to Louisville to wait for another westbound.
Monon 502 leads a Louisville to Chicago freight off the K&IT bridge and onto Vincennes Street in New Albany, Indiana where the train will spend much of the next two miles of its journey navigating... (more)
NS 4003 leads westbound auto rack train 276 by New Albany.
A rebuilt GP20 (originally GP9 #2399) leads an eastbound Hiawatha, IN to Louisville, KY trackage rights train down the former Monon (now L&N) street running in New Albany, IN. These rails, while s... (more)
Having traveled south over the former Monon CSX Q565 has arrived in New Albany with a unique leader.
With two pushers on the backend for the push up Duncan Hill loaded steel train 61A rolls by New Albany for its destination of Rockport Indiana.
Eastbound NS 285 heads onto the New Albany floodwall on a dreary however colorful autumn day.