Westbound NS 112 departs New Baden after meeting eastbounds NS 111 and NS 69G.
E/B 69G is the 4th of 5 trains for the mega-meet at New Baden this AM.
283 holds the main with 375 and 168 patiently waiting in the hole... 375 spent 2.5 hours on the meet!
A typically 'puny' 1200 ft long NS 283 arrives New Baden...1st E/B arrival of a 5-train meet early this AM (E/B 283/69G/223 meet W/B 375/168)
Westbound NS 168 departs New Baden for the 30-minute trip to East St Louis.
Foggy Saturday afternoon, and a very nice unibrow SD70M
A new hi-rail vehicle displays the new Norfolk Southern "horsehead" logo at New Baden, IL
A convoy of hi-rail vehicles takes the main after meeting the Eastbound NS 111
W/B NS 224 sporting new SD70M 2612 (resplendent in the apparently short-lived white face scheme) is running on green signals all the way to Coapman this wet Friday afternoon.
W/B NS M12, an empty grain train, takes the main after meeting the E/B NS 111 this afternoon.
W/B NS 239 (combo with NS 112) takes the main after meeting the E/B NS 111 this afternoon.
W/B NS 223 full throttle into New Baden...the W/B NS 224 is patiently waiting in the hole after a considerable delay this morning.
E/B NS 115 approaches the west switch at New Baden siding...he'll blow past the W/B NS 168 waiting out the meet
NS extra M11 takes the siding on this foggy Sunday morning. He'll wait in the hole for 90 minutes for the westbound NS 224 and 168...
Eastbound NS D76 passes the signals at west end of New Baden, IL, enroute to Centralia, IL.