CSX Q131-20 snakes its way through Terre Haute Indiana behind a pair of KCS locomotives.
On a roster dominated by big six-axle units these two units were almost orphans. Here they wheel and EB Conrail train through the interlocking. This was a nice day trip from Louisville for some ... (more)
Terre Haute Cuisine? Slugs!A CSX local heads back to the yard in Terre Haute, Indiana, on July 11th, 2016. Leading the train is CSXT 2275, a road slug that began life as Chesapeak... (more)
Nortbound freight at the friendliest tower in America. Great spot "back in the day".
This nice set of matched units is northbound on the old C&EI line crossing the Conrail St. Louis main.
After the rush of morning trains cleared up, there was a slight pause but not a long one as the empty Ameren coal train from Newton, IL makes his way back east towards the powder river basin for a... (more)
As one of many trains to cross the diamonds, this train sported some nice Canadian Pacific power on a train of loaded Potash heading for Louisville, KY. To the left of this picture is the restored... (more)
CSX #5340 leads a short intermodal train into Terre Haute.
Renumbered UP 3617 Leads a WestBound Frieght by Haley Tower.
New ES44AHs 3007/3012 take their first task after setup in Chicago, handling 150 new company coal gons built in Danville, IL, eastward toward Ohio and eventually southward toward the coal fields.
Ties up local switcher.
Q63926 runs during the cover of darkness but with the Holidays it is seen running during the daylight. In the consist is KCS 4788 and KCS 4784, 2 new ES44AC's enroute to St. Louis.
Terre Haute 8AM commuters' loss is my gain, as Q64909 pulled right up to the signal at Belt Jct. to wait on XL. Both trains had good leaders.
This was a great place to watch trains without the hassles of Indianapolis. Conrail was rather exotic for a short trip.