The Norfolk Southern business train, complete with A-B-B-A covered wagons, rolls east through South Bend, Indiana after an 06:00 departure out of Ashland Avenue Yard in Chicago.
CSS 2005 leads CSS PF-10 west back to Michigan City, Indiana after picking up storage cars from Bendix in South Bend, Indiana. The furthest east customer for the CSS is in New Carlisle, Indiana so... (more)
Back when the South Shore Line carried express and checked baggage and had a streetfront station in downtown South Bend, package express gets loaded into combine 111 while the conductor watches. S... (more)
NS 1070 (SD70ACe) leads NS 67X through South Bend, Indiana as the old Studebaker building sits in the back.
Intermodal train 205 heads west under the NYC signal cantilever at CP435 in South Bend as a non horsehead SD70 leads the train.
Aside from that local bread, another South Bend tradition through the end of the 1960s was the sight of the South Shore Line's big heavyweight interurbans on the streets of downtown South Bend. Th... (more)
NS train 35J passes under the last remaining NYC style cantilever at CP 435 in South Bend.
A Santa Fe SD45 leads a fellow bluebonnet GE on a Conrail freight from Chicago's Corwith Yard bound for nearby Elkhart. Tom Bowers photo.
Westbound PC train South Bend
Eastbound "Pennsylvanian" east South Bend, IN.
NS 9278 east at Arnold St in South Bend. Last time I saw Signmasters was that day; hope he's still around.
A westbound freight train passes under the classic New York Central signal bridge in South Bend. This train is a CN connection that runs to the CN at Hawthorne.
A westbound empty oil train passes under the classic New York Central type signal bridge in South Bend at CP 435. There isn't too many these type of signal bridges left along the NS or CSX mainlin... (more)
SOO Line #6053, one of the two remaining "Candy Apple Red" SD60's heads west under one of the two remaining NYC signal cantilevers, on a beautiful day in South Bend, IN.
The new station as of the date of the picture. The old station was in downtown South Bend. This station, located by the airport, eliminated much slow street running.