Ex SP GP9 in new paint for Madison Rail found on an industrial spur in North Vernon, IN.
Light power on the B&O. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
Although long rebuilt by EMD Madison railroads number 5 still has that Baldwin appearance. Built in 1943 for the NC&StL it would later work for the L&N before eventually working for a
naval ordin... (more)
CSX L422 passing a rare B&O era tilt signal. This signal protects the diamond between the CSX Indiana Subdivision and the Madison Railroad. With modern replacements visible in the left of the shot... (more)
CSX L422 passing a battered B&O CPL on the east side of CSX's small yard in North Vernon, Indiana. The CSX Indiana Subdivision is a haven for B&O era signals, as evident by the two visible in this... (more)
The Madison Railroad is seen shoving around the CSX connection at North Vernon with hopper cars for Helix Poly on the north side of town.
After J780 returned from Butlerville, the Madison Railroad worked the yard in North Vernon.
What a surprise. I had traveled to the old B&O following a CSX train when I saw this. A 1943 built BLW VO-1000. Built originally for the ACL it has served most of its life for the
U.S. Navy. The... (more)
J780 begins their day, headed east through North Vernon to work Butlerville.
J780 powers through some rural southern Indiana countryside as spring begins to bloom.
J780 crawls across the CMPA diamond in North Vernon. CMPA still uses and maintains a PRR tilt target signal at the diamond, requiring a 10mph speed limit for CSX.
CMPA 3634 crosses the CSX Indiana Sub in North Vernon. The conductor is on the ground to operate the tilt target signal that guards the diamond.
Q576 slows to walking pace as it approaches the CMPA diamond in North Vernon. CPL's and telegraph lines are visual reminders of what the Indiana Sub used to offer railfans.
CMPA 3634 sits on the spur to Hilex Plastics, basking in the afternoon sun.