Amtrak's P851, the Hoosier State, passes through the sleepy town of Battleground, IN during its northbound journey to Chicago.
Light power heads NB up the 2.07% grade in the Boreas River canyon on the former D&H Sanford Lake Branch. This grade runs from the Hudson River bridge to Stillwater siding. The power is going to g... (more)
The classic North Creek yard engine house scene finds a line up displaying the colors of the DL&W, the Illinois Central, and the D&H. The DL&W painted E8's are former PRR units acquired from the C... (more)
The Saratoga and North Creek Railway is seen moving a set of storage tank cars NB along the Hudson River in the Fall of 2017. The train is approaching North Creek. This was the third of 3 moves to... (more)
The Saratoga and North Creek Railway is seen moving a set of storage tank cars NB over the Sacandaga River in the Fall of 2017. This was the third of 3 moves to place empty, cleaned tank cars into... (more)
IPH 4137 sits in Bensenville, IL along with a pair of CEFX GP20Ds awaiting their next switching job.
Running right on time a solid set of chocolate and orange roll past the Amtrak facilities at 18th street, between multiple Amtrak moves that were taking place at the same time.
10 minutes after departing Lafayette, SLRG 4137 north is seen leading Iowa Pacific's Hoosier State through the small town of Battle Ground, IN at dawn.
The Hoosier State (At Rest)
4137, 4135, and their train quietly sit on a warm July evening. The next morning they'll be on their way to Chicago under the symbol 851. So far this ha... (more)
The Hoosier State heads north through Dolton with its matching trainset.
Colorful HoosierOne of the more interesting passenger trains in the United States these days is the Hoosier State, operated four times per week between Indianapolis, Indiana,... (more)
Amtrak's Hoosier State P851, contracted to Iowa Pacific Holdings, cruises northbound across the Wabash River on CSX's Monon Line north of Lafayette, IN.
A On-Time Hoosier State doesn't waste time leaving Union Station.
Coming into Dyer, Indiana station - the Amtrak conductor emerged from the cab to ride up front into the station and waves to his fanclub.
The new Iowa Pacific Hoosier State departs out of Chicago, bound for Indianapolis.