The Vandalia Railroad's lone engine, SW9 104, sits at the line's office in a former tower in Vandalia, Ill. The Vandalia operates three miles of ex-Illinois Central trackage. The tower guarded a d... (more)
VRRC 104 awaits its next assignment, if there is one in Vandalia Illinois. This SW9 was built in April of 1950 as LN 2271.
Q68613 heads west through Vandalia enroute back to North Platte. At one time Vandalia was the western terminus of the National Road.
The only locomotive serving the Vandalia Railroad. This road is truly a short line operating with only 3.5 miles of track. A subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp.
The 104 was built in April 1950 as the L&N 2271 and she kept that number for her entire life on the L&N. In December 1983, the Vandalia Railroad became to be on 3.5 miles of old abandoned tracks o... (more)
The Vandalia Railroads sole locomotive is resting next to the headquarters at the CSX interchange in downtown.This little railroad is alot less busy than in years past,in all my years of passing t... (more)
Locomotive 104 setting idle, Vandalia Railroad operates 2.54 miles and interchanges with CSX