The INRD HWBLT crossing the “White River” with a pair of GP38’s in the front.
The INRD Bloomington turn crosses over the White River in Elliston on the old Illinois Central bridge.
INRD 3808 & INRD 3802, both GP38-2’s leading the HWBLT train across the popular Tulip Trestle. The HWBLT train is usually only about 10 cars. But, luckily enough when I was down in the area, they ... (more)
The INRD Bloomington turn finally reaches its destination as it s curves into town. Seeing GP38-2's leading a cut of coal cars was pretty neat.
INRD 3808 and 3802 are both in notch 8 battling a hill outside of Solsberry, Indiana. The coal cars are bound for storage but made it a fun chase for "a coal train" north of Bear Run.
The Indiana Railroad's Bloomington turn runs east through a rock cut as they enter the small town of Solsberry, Indiana.
Coal rides on Tulip Trestle again! The INRD Jasonville to Bloomington turn was tasked with bringing up 46 empty coal hoppers to Bloomington for storage. With two GP38-2's for power, they rumble ac... (more)
INRD 3808 sits in Indy as the sun shines down. The train is waiting to go into the yard after working the Venture Logistics warehouse.
It is amazing what a history lesson you can learn by just looking at the numbers off of an engine. Ex CR #8270, Exx NS #5389, Exxx HLCX #3838, Exxxx INRD #3838, and now it is INRD 3808