With the last minutes of the days sun diffused by some thin clouds we catch the 4104 West rolling right along over the Media trestle.
The Southwest Chief cruises west at track speed over the bridge at Media, IL on the Chilli Sub.
BNSF 6943 West enjoys the smooth ride of new ties and new and freshly tamped ballast around Houlihan's curve on the Chilli Sub as they head toward the setting sun with an all ex-ATSF consist.
With concrete ties already installed, an undercutter and ballast train do their thing to finish up the work on Houlihan's curve while a westbound manifest slowly creeps past with ex-BN EMD's in ch... (more)
A pair of SD50 helpers lead eastbound Q368 up the grade near Glade City as they roll under the old Western Maryland keystone viaduct.
A heavy eastbound Q368, with a helper up front and an interesting consist, sneaks out of the shadows and into the late day sun at Glade City, PA.
An eastbound stack train gets a friendly shove up the hill as they pass through South Fork, PA on a sunny fall morning.
Unfortunetely only the bridge is basking in the late day sun as the shadows have overtaken the rails while eastbound Q368 continues it's climb to Sand Patch summit with 2 SD50 helpers on the rear.... (more)
Eastbound Q368 drops downgrade at NA as they meet a westbound rack train crawling slowly uphill.
Eastbound Amtrak Capitol Limited rolls out of Sand Patch tunnel into Autumns splendor on their way to DC.
A driving rain has temporarily forced us under the porch of the Mance post office to watch Q138 drop downgrade and around the Mance horseshoe curve.
It's almost 1 in the afternoon but the aperture is set at F-dark on this gloomiest of gloomy winter days in Northern Indiana. The snows of a week ago have melted and after around 2 plus days of r... (more)
NS southbound M43 ducks into the siding at CP 53 near Speicherville, IN on the Marion Branch on a cold January morning.
It looks as if the dash 8 leader on westbound 31G could use a new paint job as it negotiates the S-curve at New Carlisle, IN.
Elkhart bound manifest train 365 gets back underway after going into emergency at CP 466, just west of LaPorte, IN.