The South Shore Kingsbury local heads north back to Michigan City after a few hours of switching the industrial park in town.
Smell that paint! Hard to believe it's been over 20 years since brand new UP AC4400CW 6661 was photographed in Laporte, IN in September of 1997. The train is on Conrail tracks and will soon be del... (more)
On a line where foreign power is common, it was nice to see a scene that is nearly 100% NS. NS 7677 leads a covered hopper train past a NS coal train that is in the siding in Laporte, IN on July 2... (more)
This seemingly routine shot of a UP leader on a NS train passing a coal train in the siding in LaPorte, IN will quickly be forever changed. The ex-NYC signal bridge in the background is just about... (more)
Yet another end of an era..... NS's ex-NYC signal bridges in LaPorte, IN are on their last legs as this photo from July 2, 2017 shows. The new signals are up and ready to be turned and put into op... (more)
Conrail 3300 brings a coil steel train thru LaPorte, IN in November of 1998.
Remember when............ Amtrak carried more than just passengers? The westbound Lake Shore Limited blasts thru LaPorte, IN in November of 2002 with a fair amount of non-passenger revenue (includ... (more)
Smell that paint! Brand new UP locomotives 7123/7124 are about to hammer the old Nickel Plate diamond in LaPorte, IN in July of 1998. The units are being delivered from GE to the UP and have less ... (more)
CR 5549 brings an eastbound freight under the signals on the west side of LaPorte, in November of 1998. My wife is from LaPorte and I always managed to shoot a few trains when we would visit there... (more)