NS 5177 & an SD40-2 leading an empty coal train from the Iowa Interstate in Peoria South towards Foosland on the Bloomington District. These EMD’s were working hard as they headed South with this ... (more)
NS 5177 leading what would become the last NS 403 coal train to travel across the Bloomington District. About a week after this train the NS 403 & counterpart 402 got annulled and are now no longe... (more)
NS 5177 (GP38-2) leading the NS 403 coal train from the Iowa Interstate in Peoria towards Decatur on the Bloomington District.
Engineer Steven Johnston bringing his NS 403 coal train through Saybrook, IL on the Bloomington District with quite the consist! The consist consisted of a GP38-2, SD40-2, AC44C6M, & a SD70ACE. Mo... (more)
NS 403 empty coal train with a solo SD80MAC for power approaching Farmdale.
NS 403 off the Iowa Interstate in Peoria, Ill., (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) departs down the Brooklyn District on May 21, 2011 with an empty coal train bound for loading at Shay Mine southeast of Carlinv... (more)
Two clean 40E rebuilds assist westbound 403 up the hill and around the big curve.