A KCS ES44AC leads a southbound CSX rack train as it snakes its way to the Ohio River bridge to cross into Kentucky.
Eastbound autoracks Q247 are blasting by the only remaining CPL signals in the St. Louis area.The Ex B&O into St. Louis was once loaded with CPLs, only this pair remain here at Black Lane.
One of the rare trains that use the former B&O out of St. Louis heads east with empty racks for Louisville .
Southbound CSX autorack Q247 passes the semaphore
at MP 267.5 on the Monon.
After a pickup at Toyota in Princeton, Q247 rides off in to the sunset towards Evansville.
A 7000' rack train charges up the grade that will take it over the Ohio River and in to Henderson KY.
A 7,000' rack train moves south from Evansville.
Wasting no time getting through Carbon Siding, Q247 02 knocks down the the old B&O mast signal as it flies through O'Fallon. Note that the siding has a rare dwarf CPL. Pretty soon, these signals w... (more)
A pair of CSX C40-8Ws lead an auto train east on the IHB.
A CSXT southbound begins to split the city of New Albany, IN in half as it heads south towards Louisville, KY.
My last shot in the Metro East...as I was leaving town on moving day! A rare stop at Carbon for an eastbound yielded two firsts: my first 'Dark Future' paint and my first SD70AC! Thanks to Mike ... (more)