Mikado #4501 nears the end of its second weekend trip as it approaches its final destination.
NS 167 passing trough the Farmland of Southern Illinois.
NS C40-9W 9695 pulls a short NS 224 through the east end of New Baden Siding.
Illinoisan. After meeting eastbound counterpart train 223, westbound intermodal 224 throttles up at New Baden, IL, with the Virginian heritage unit out front.
On a warm summer afternoon NS 9348 holds for an eastbound witch the conductor of NS 9348 had already lined the eastbound train in to the siding for the meet.
OCS NS Train 952 blasts east on the NS Southern West District at the East New Baden Siding with an A-B-B-A set of F-Units.
EMDX #1201 pulls the O55 Caterpillar export train through the vast open fields of rural southern Illinois.
EMDX "Caterpillar" painted SD70ACe #1201 leads NS 055 through New Baden, Illinois headed for Savannah, GA.
NS ran the Cat painted EMD demo on once weekly high/wide train O55 today.Catching this beauty on a solid cat train was quite the treat.The big EMD handled the 2800 foot 22 car train with ease.Seen... (more)
West bound NS auto rack train rides into the sunset on its way to St. Louis, MO.
#223 a Kansas City-Atlanta hotshot breaks the small town silence of New Baden.
What a lashup: A beautiful-looking blue ex-CR SD50, an NS SD70M, and another EMD smoker thunder westbound 224 past MP 33.6. Signs of fall prevail as seen in the harvested corn field...
NS 9387 pauses just long enough to pose for the camera at the west switch in New Baden waiting for clearance to proceed west.
A nice unibrow horsehead NS 9387 splits the signals at the west end of the New Baden siding as it throttles west toward E. St. Louis.