January 30,2020 marked the last day of operation of the 80 year old Southern Indiana Railroad. Although Cummins powered the former Alco S2 puffs out a little smoke of its former self as it shuffle... (more)
With LIRC's 3002 up front along with three other units northbound J12A12 races north for Columbus.
The LIRC's veteran painted units hustle a northbound towards Columbus.
CSX Q206 with 3333 races north over the LIRC as it passes the cement plant at Speed Indiana.
LIRC's northbound JXTR arrives at Speed to set off cement cars before heading back south to Jeffersonville light.
SIND 103 heads for the CSX interchange at Watson where the local is patiently waiting to receive the cars.
SIND 103 departs Lehigh Cement as Speed with four cars for the CSX interchange.
Northbound Q206 heads for Indy over LIRC rails with a SD40-2 leader.
LIRC's pair of SD40-2's lead a short southbound train for its Jeffersonville home.
Drone Shot of L&I #3001 & #3002 Veteran units leading train Z550 north bound.
One of LIRC's specially painted veteran units hustles a northbound for Indianapolis as rain clouds approach from the south.
LIRC's JXTR races north for Indy as it rolls by the Essroc cement plant at Speed.
A Louisville & Indiana train picks up a few cars parked at the Essroc Plant before continuing north.
LIRC 2301 leads train C12A19 at Speed – place name and literally – over the Continuous Welded Rail allowing 49 mph track speed.
The only remaining LIRC GP11 in active service now assigned to work train detail sits in the siding at Speed
waiting to serve another day.