A Mittal crew delivers a loaded bottle (molten steel) train to the IHB Lakefront yard. Shortly after this shot, NS picks up the train for delivery to Mittal in Riverdale, IL.
The Iowa Pacific Hoosier State makes its inaugural run from Indianapolis to Chicago after many months of contract negotiation and equipment inspections. Normal consist is as pictures. Former NJT G... (more)
A pair of IHB SD20s sort out outbound autorack trains.
A northbound Hoosier State collides with a trailer containing powdered cement. Only minor injuries occurred and the passengers were bused to Chicago.
Foreign power is commonplace on this Avon to Barr yard manifest. The SD60 pair came in on an ethanol train previous to this run. They may have deadheaded back and was resigned immediately, which c... (more)
An old Conrail Jordan spreader is put into drift duty after three snowstorms hit within one month.
South Shore on the snow covered streets of Michigan City.
The TPW runs a manifest east towards Reynolds, IN where it will park for the night.
The never ending chain of oil trains always has good power.
A Pair of ISRR GP40's are given the arduous task of switching out Incobrasa Industries on the TPW. They have to remove a number of empties before dropping off 60 loads of soy.
An eastbound manifest passes under the PRR signals at sunset.
A freshly painted GP60 spots a lone CEFX covered hopper.
Power continues to shuffle around after the G&W/RA merger. Here we see IORY 5005 and CBNS 5009 running as a reunited BN pair on the TPW. These will be repainted to GW/TPW match the other 2 GP50s ... (more)