After coupling to its train, the EVWR four motor units begin their return journey eastbound.
One of the Mt. Vernon locals passes under a bridge as it enters downtown.
EVWR 3840 makes his way East on the ex-L&N/CSX line near Opdyke, IL. As he is headed towards Evansville, IN, he passes a stopped NS coal drag in the siding at Shirley.
The 2nd Mount Vernon Local steps off Evansville Western trackage for a right hand turn on the wye to interchange at CSX Howell Yard.
Seven twelfths of the EVWR roster in one shot.
The train stretches back over the Hwy 62 overpass as it makes its way in to Mt Vernon Transfer.
With 7 engines pulling, this coal train is not lacking for power. EVWR's newly acquired GP40-2 leads the pack west on its first run.
It's a busy Sunday morning at CSX South Howell Yard. Q515 departs from the #2 main, a yard job works the Holland track and the EVWR's newest engine pulls a coal drag in to yard track 4. An EVWR cr... (more)