Z 149 is lead by the CN 3941 through Valpo. This Ex CITY RAIL unit was formerly the CREX 1516. This is one of the few that has PTC installed and can be used as a leader on the main.
Otto's speed estimate was 80 MPH for this 13 car train near Valparaiso Indiana, on the PRR Chicago-Fort Wayne Line, in 1946. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
West bound at Valparaiso Indiana on the PRR Chicago-Fort Wayne line, in 1963. Dennis Schmidt photo, from my collection.
East bound on the Pennsylvania Railroad Chicago-Fort Wayne line, in 1963, at Valparaiso Indiana. A purchased photo from my collection. Photographer was Dennis Schmidt.
East bound on the PRR Chicago-Fort Wayne line at Valparaiso Indiana. From my collection, a Dennis Schmidt photo, purchased several decades ago.
KCS 4843 leads CN A491 West past the old GTW depot in Valpo.
Blue Night. The RPCX 300 had recently arrived at its new home in Indiana when it was under the lights on the night of Friday, January 29, 2021. Built by Pullman as Norfolk and Western #300 ... (more)
Canadian National's GT Heritage Unit leads a BCOL C40-8M across the CFE and NS Chicago District mains in Valparaiso, IN.
The last steam locomotive on the Grand Trunk's active roster, 4-8-4 Norther #6323 leads an excursion between Chicago and South Bend. The locomotive would be placed in storage in Michigan until do... (more)
Let The Restoration Begin. The RPCX 300 has arrived at its new home in Indiana. Built by Pullman as Norfolk and Western #300 in 1917, it would later be renamed "Roanoke" and was part of the... (more)
CN's new EJ&E heritage unit leads CN M395 west out of Valparaiso.
A CF&E rail train speeds westward through Valparaiso on the former PRR main, while a clean NS OLS GP59 waits in the ex PRR siding.
With the fog taking over, CSX 8006 carries CSX U601-22 up the unforgiving grade of Suman Hill. The hill has been a cause of many stall outs that dates back to the B&O days.
A victim of the CSX roster cut, CSXT 8732 leads a CSX stacker west down Suman Hill in Valparaiso, Indiana
A victim of the CSX roster cut, CSXT 632 leads a CSX intermodal train east through Valparaiso, Indiana as it battles Suman Hill.