A hot and muggy Sunday morning finds an empty coal train flying through the fields of the Mississippi delta, on its way back to coaling lands of southern Illinois.
Amtrak's City of New Orleans train No. 59 charges through Betonia, Miss., on its way to New Orleans from Chicago.
As the loaded grain train CN G87670-17 get a signal to proceed out of the siding at Lake Cormorant (MP-20.4) on the CN Yazoo Subdivision, we take a moment, and lo... (more)
CN Q194 (Chicago,IL-New Orleans,LA) make a mad dash south on the CN Yazoo Sub through the small Mississippi Delta farming community of Lake Cormorant (MP-20.4) pa... (more)
Passing through the damp plowed field just south of Lake Cormorant CN G87670-17 is about to go under US highway 61 in the Mississippi Delta Country making on the CN Yahzoo Sub. Since the early 90s... (more)
After crossing pass East Railroad Ave in the Mississippi Delta farming town of Walls, MS (MP-15.2 Walls) CN G87670-17 pick up track speed with a classic native of this line an IC SD70 still in the... (more)
After meeting northbound manifest A419 at North Darling, CN southbound grain train G888 makes it's way down the former Illinois Central mainline, as it maneuvers through the curve at Hinchcliff.
IC 1019 and a CN C44-9W leads M320 through the beautiful fall foilage at North Valley on its way to CN Jackson Yard.
IC 2697 and IC 2713 leads the daily M320 through the north end of Flora on its way to Jackson to make a setout and pickup before continuing south on CN McComb Sub.
Southbound "City of New Orleans" passes the Flora Depot before making a stop in Jackson before continuing to the Big Easy.
This set of CN power is still in pristine IC paint as it heads south out of Johnston Yard toward Mississippi.