The Mt Vernon-Evansville turn sets off a car at the siding before heading back west.
An Evansville Western coal train heads east at last light just east of Mt. Vernon, IN.
A trio of Geeps crest the hill west of Evansville and coast towards Belknap siding.
I think this is V532. The train arrived around 8:00am and as soon as it did the crew time was out. So the coal mine is waiting for a new crew. Photo taken with permission.
The two newest EVWR engines pass under a defunct former L&N signal bridge. The units are ex Texas Mexican GP38's, rebuilt to -2 specifications.
Engine 3834 rests under a full moon at EVWR's headquarters.
3834 pulls the train across Hwy 62 in to Southwind towards Mt Vernon Terminal.
With new cars and clean engines, this train is very photogenic, especially in late evening sun.
After loading on CSX, EVWR takes this train towards Mt Vernon Transfer for barge loading.
EVW 3834 at Evansville, IN
EVW 3835 Switching at Mt Vernon, IN
Freshly laundered engines and a string of new coal cars shine brightly in the late evening sun at the Mt Vernon transfer facility.
The Evansville Western Mt. Vernon Local putting their 68 car train away at CSX Howell Yard.The coal loads to the left with the CSX 4520 also came off the EVWR.It loaded at The Patiki Mine in Epwor... (more)
The Evansville Western Mt. Vernon Local heading eastbound with 68 cars for CSX at Evansville.