Time was drawing near to capture a scene like this as INRD would soon cease operations over the former Monon to Louisville. INRD's Z490 lead with two of their SD9043MAC's heads north passing two ... (more)
Another lonely night at Orleans
Only trains running on the south end of the Former Monon are the INRD Louisville trains. Time may be running out for this historic stretch of track.
An attempt at a unique angle at Orleans - you can see the semaphores just above the 2nd unit's INRD logo. We decided to try this broadside to include the INRD History Train consist.
After having crawled up the line between Louisville and Orleans at 10mph, the engineer gets to open the throttle on his typically overpowered 10 car train. Today an SD9043MAC and SD40-2 have the h... (more)
Rain continues to fall as northbound J772 approaches the semaphores at the south end of Orleans on the final day of April.
Three SD60s power INRD's road freight through one of the most famous sets of semaphores on the Hoosier Sub. on the north side of Orleans.
Red and white INRD SD60s, semaphores, a horse and a John Deere tractor create an ideal "Indiana" type of scene on the Hoosier Sub east of Orleans.
CSX Z491 breaks the silence of the afternoon as it cuts through Orleans on its way to Louisville.
Northbound INRD train splits the semaphores at the south end of Orleans.
After waiting for quite some time, J781 finally split the blades at the Northend of Orleans.
Boredom had set in while waiting on J781 to come south out of Mitchell.
J772 knocks down the northbound signal at the north end of Orleans as they head toward Mitchell. Exhaust from the passing locomotives creates a green glow around the spire and lens. You cannot fin... (more)