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.
Q-687 has just begun its journey to Louisville.This train was interchanged from the UP at East St. Louis,and alomost always has UP Power.
CSX train on the Monon heads to Louisville.
UP power leads CSX Q687 east past a classic CPL signal.
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
Csx Q687 passes under the old coaling tower at Lebanon Junction. A remanant of an era gone by.
Former CNW Locomotive, Nose bell is CNW trademark. We do not see many of these in KY