EMD's newest product leads one of their most reliable on an evening southbound down the Louisville and Indiana main.
Southbound CSX Q687 with its usual UP power is about to split the semaphores at Hitchcock as it makes its way down the former Monon. This part of the Monon has now been rail banked since 2009.
After traveling down the former Monon in Indiana southbound CSX Q687 with it normal UP power nears Louisville's Osborn yard.
CSX Q687 passes by the SAS North End of Talbotton, Georgia in May 2004 on the Fitzgerald Subdivision. (Slide Scan)
FURX SD40-2 leads Q687 upgrade at Persico, Georgia on the Manchester Subdivision in May 2004. (Slide Scan)
Q687 by the Greenville, Illinois depot.
Q687 gets the green at "Pontiac Road" as rain begins to fall and lightning starts up. This was probably one of the last major rain storms we got before not getting anything for months.
A Chicago Northwestern painted Dash 9 has lead Q687 south down CSX's Monon as it nears its destination of Louisville.
Having seen better days a battered UP SD40-2 leads Q687 by Central Ave. as it nears Osborn Yard.
CSX train on the Monon heads to Louisville.
Union Pacific power is common on CSX trains between St. Louis, MO and Louisville, KY. Today is no exception as 3 UP units and 1 CSX geep head up this east - south bound freight.
It about 11PM as two Union Pacific motors power this east bound freight past the B&O CPL's at Georgia.
Daily UP Reefer train