An unusually short NS 171 heads through NE Interlocking over the diamond sporting a UP leader. The train will be handed off to Union Pacific where it will become UP ADESPJ.
NS 171 is westbound down the NS Detroit District while the freshly laid snow is being kicked up from underneath the rails, just west of Britton, Michigan
NS 171 coming down the former Wabash into Butler, IN on a sunny and relatively warm evening.
NS 171 heads west as it passes the classic Wabash signals at Alvordton.
NS 171 rolls by CP Roberts having just departed NS Oakwood Yard in Melvindale with an SD60 and SD60I for power.
With a pair of UP GE's in charge, westbound 171 splits the Wabash searchlights at the east end of the North Morenci siding.
After meeting 2 eastbounds at Lagro, NS 171 hustles through Wabash and toward Peru, IN and a crew change before heading onto the Lafayette District.
Big Blue is back!
Westbound 171 rounds a curve near the west end of Lagro siding running on the main bound for Peru and points west.
NS 9622 leads Train 171 West along the Detroit District as it passes over the CSX Diamonds in Romulus.
A Westbound manifest chases the setting sun out of Peru
The sun is setting as NS train 171 heads for Peru and points west on a nice May day.