Trains are running short around the holidays on the old Wabash line as 19K pulls into Peru,IN for a crew change and some work to do before heading west.
A rare treat for the end of the year was NS 19K, seen here passing the 14 signal south of Milford with a Warbonnet and an ex-BN SD60M.
Southbound 19K swings around an S-curve as it crosses the Elkhart River between Goshen and New Paris.
Southbound 19K starts the climb up a short stretch of 1.01% grade north of Claypool. In the distance can be seen one of the many position light signals that still stand on this line.
NS 19K makes the hard right turn in Goshen to head south toward Wabash and the connection with the Huntington District.
With a pair of old blue soldiers in command, NS 19K strolls around the curve in Silver Lake, IN and into the days last light.
Well it only looks like this couple is making a life or death decision since southbound 19K is stopped right in the middle of the street running trackage in Warsaw, IN after going into emergency. ... (more)
NS 19K is southbound on the Marion Branch passing one of the Big Four land line markers that still stand after all these years.
NS southbound 19K swings around the curve in the late afternoon sun, approaching the SR 14 crossing in Silver Lake, IN.
NS 19K rolls east through the double signals at MP 417 on the Chicago Line with a pair of new KCS Gevo's. Obviously we would have liked to have seen both engines in full paint.
The 2580 is still looking good in Conrail Quality blue as it leads southbound NS 19K out of the siding at Leesburg, IN on the Marion Branch.
NS GE's smoke it up after receiving a clear at CP 54, having waited for traffic to clear on the Huntington District. 19K will make the turn onto the ex-Wabash at CP 58 and continue on its way to ... (more)
NS 19K Crossing CSX tracks at Milford JCT.