With both the D91 and 181 holding at Tolono for a northbound CN train, they are now finally on the move and are seen just west of Tolono racing each other. The 181 quickly pulled away from the D91... (more)
Hot automotive parts train NS 181 passes westbound through Buck Creek, IN through the early morning fog.
Rainy days have led to green and flowery fields in Indiana. The farmers have not had very many dry days in a row to permit working the fields. NS 181 passes by the Andersons Elevator located in De... (more)
NS 2570 (SD70) leads NS 181 west over Rock Creek just outside of Rockfield, Indiana. This unit is now stored.
NS 2570 (SD70) leads NS 181 west out of Logansport, Indiana. At this point the old veteran EMD was in notch 8 as it muscled its train up out of the grade.
NS 181, powered by NS 2522 and 7663, crests a small hill just west of Philo with my personal favorite, an NS SD70, in the lead. After getting cloud screwed in Philo, he was luckily going slow enou... (more)
While NS 181 gives a 'shave and a haircut' flying past Danes, a military jet flies over in the background going to Grissom Air Force base.
NS 6760 leads a short 181 through Sidney on a nice day.
NS #9189 leads the 181 west toward Decatur.
The Lehigh Valley heritage NS # 8104 & NS SD70ACe # 1082 lead NS 181 past Sangamon outside Decatur, IL on 9-29-2013 where it will continue West as 145 to KC.
A nice looking UP GEVO leads #181 out of Decatur toward St. Louis in sweet September evening light.
Cruising over Lake Decatur on the old Wabash Railroad bridge. The lake is usually frozen this time of year, but a warm winter produces calm waters and a place for geese to swim.
Harvested Illinois corn field is witness to a westbound NS freight heading to Decatur.
Decatur to Granite City mixed freight zips past the country elevators in Blue Mound.
Decatur to Granite City mixed freight NS 181 departs Decatur at BD Junction.