CKIN 804 began life in 1959 as the DMIR 169. Today, it still finds work as a member of the Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad. It's seen making its way through the Indiana countryside with a grain trai... (more)
IBCX 818 leads a morning grain train through Hanna, Indiana as it gets over the CFE diamond and approaches the south facing Pere Marquette signal.
CKIN 815 crosses over the NS at Thomaston, Indiana as it prepares to pick up and drop off cars. This is the former diamond of the PM and NKP.
CKIN 815 is moving its gypsum train on the outskirts of Wanatah, Indiana. From here it'll go to Thomaston to interchange with the NS.
CKIN 818 works a cut of grain cars at the local Co Alliance in Union Mills, Indiana. 818 is the only ex DMIR SD18 to be painted into the orange EJE scheme when owned by said railroad.
CKIN 804, a former DMIR SD18, rolls into the countryside of Kouts, Indiana. Far from pulling jennies on the iron range, the old SD-M's now relax on the slow routes of the CKIN in NWI.
CKIN 804, a former DMIR SD18, cruises through Kouts, Indiana as it approaches the old C&O codeline. Rain would fall on and off all day but wouldn't stop a dedicated group of fans!
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern EMD SD-M #809 (nee DM&IR SD18 #184) at Gary, Indiana.
An old workhorse awaits its next job assignment at the Union Mills elevator. Photo by Jeff Stupar
A former DMIR SD-M is seen heading south on the Chesapeake & Indiana main line with a train for the NS at Thomaston.
CKIN 811 kicks it back a few notches as it departs Wellsboro with a grain train for the NS at Thomaston.
CKIN 811 heads north light power through Hanna, IN. The crew will take the engine up to Union Mills and pickup a loaded train to deliver to the NS at Thomaston.
On this foggy morning at the farm, the cows were more interested in the guy with a camera, rather than the passing train.
After shuffling loads and empties in a packed/limited space area the 811 and 818 spot a cut of their loaded fertilizer cars at the elevator in Union Mills.