This westbound Triplecrown had over 150 trailers, it was a nice sight in this terrible economy.
Eastbound trailer train passes a westbound stack heading to Chicago in this meet of stack trains at the Big Four Depot in Lafayette. A family watches the action from the deopt railing.
The famous Crawfordsville "Shorty" semaphore in living color, up close. The so-called "shorty" name derives from the northbound blade being mounted several feet lower than the SB blade of this pai... (more)
NS general freight runs south through realigned track at the Amtrak station, with the flooded Wabash River on the left and the old Big Four depot on the right.
A GE leads a stack train through the S curve near the Lafayette station.
In what can only be described as the perfect ending to a great day, CSX 8181 leads the J726 south out of Lafayette bound for the blades.
A Seaboard System southbound trundles down 5th Street in Lafayette, IN behind a matched set of four MP15-ACs. I think that engineer is smiling as he admires my old Corvair.
A Seaboard System Lafayette yard job rolls south down 5th Street behind two true diesel oddballs, a BQ23-7 and a U-18B.
Northbound 590 from Louisville, KY arrives at Lafayette on a very snowy January afternoon. We're standing on the Shadeland Rd bridge over the old Monon Route south of town. In the background is ... (more)
NS 181 flys through the S-curve on Thanksgiving Day.
A lone dash-9 leads 255 westbouund through the S-curve on Thanksgiving Day.
Amtrak's Train No. 317 - The Hooiser State - stops to board passengers in the middle of 5th Street at Lafayette.
The Floridian makes a station stop at Lafayette on the old Monon.
A nortbound Monon passenger train cruises up the 5th Street trackage in downtown Lafayette. Photo date is approximate. [From the collection of my grandfather, J.T. Childers I]
Having just crossed the Wabash River, an ex-Louisville & Nashville E8 leads Amtrak's Chicago to Miami 'South Wind' at Lafayette. The train is making an on time arrival at the Big Four depot, a ra... (more)