CSX Q028-11 approaches SE of Harwood, Evansville, In

April 12, 2018 – Norfolk Southern 9091 and two Union Pacific engines head up CSX Q028-11 as it rounds the curve coming into the south end of Harwood on it’s way north up the CE&D Subdivision at Evansville, Indiana. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #csx #csxrailroad #nsrailway #nsrailroad

CSX Q501-12 at the south end of Harwood in Evansville, Indiana

April 12, 2018 A new train, CSX Q501-12 (Chicago to Nashville), heads through the south end of Harwood at Evansville, Indiana with KCS 3937 leading the way as it heads south on the CE&D Subdivision. – #jimstrainphotos #kentuckyrailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #csx #csxrailroad

NS 54G EB approaches CR 150, Princeton, In

April 12, 2018 – Norfolk Southern 8051 crests the hill as it leads an eastbound freight towards the crossing at county road 150 at Princeton, Indiana on the NS Southern-East District. The second unit is NS 8999 and the trailing unit is BNSF 6919. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #ns #nsrailway

NS 319 EB with 8 Units at Ohio Street, Princeton, In

April 12, 2018 – Union Pacific 8974 heads up a string of 8 locomotives on NS 319 as it pulls to a stop short of Ohio Street in Princeton, Indiana. It’s crew had to drop four of the engines at Princeton before continuing on east on the NS Southern-East District. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #ns #nsrailway

MALX 4111 works the port at Mt. Vernon, IN

April 4, 2018 – The engineer remotely controls MALX 4111, Ex-CN GP9RM, as it pulls out of the wye at the Port of Indiana in Mount Vernon, Indiana after doing a pickup at the Valero Renewable Fuels. MALX is the reporting mark for Mid-America Locomotive and Car Repair Incorporated, which owns the locomotive that operates the port area. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway

Evansville Western Railway local MVL01…

April 4, 2018 – Evansville Western Railway local MVL01 works the industrial area as it backs across the Mt Vernon Interlocking at Mount Vernon, Indiana. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #evwr #evwrrailway #evansvillewesternrailway

Respondek 415 and 2425 at Atkinson Yard, Madisonville, Ky

April 6, 2018 – With permission I was able to get this shot of Respondek Railroad Corporation’s 415 and 2425 sitting in the old engine service facility at CSX’s Atkinson Yard in Madisonville, Ky on the Henderson Subdivision. Last word I got was that these two units were going to be servicing industry in the Henderson, Ky area. – #jimstrainphotos #kentuckyrailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #csx #csxrailroad

EVWR MVL01 at CountryMark, Mt. Vernon, IN


April 4, 2018 – Evansville Western Railway local MVL01 backs past the CountryMark Co-Op LLP Refinery at Mount Vernon, Indiana as it makes a drop off of some tank cars.

The refinery was built in Mount Vernon in 1940, shortly after a local gusher well was discovered nearby. The farmer owners who built the 2,000 barrel-per-day refinery had a vision of energy security and independence, and a commitment to manufacture high quality fuels.

The refinery processes 30,000 barrels of local crude oil per day, operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. It brings to the market 450 million gallons of finished fuel products per year. It is a supplier of market-leading energy products and services for farms, fleets and families in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #evwr #evwrrailway #evansvillewesternrailway

April 4, 2018 – CSXT 2785 with an American Flag waving on it’s hood, heads up local Y102-04 …

April 4, 2018 – CSXT 2785 with an American Flag waving on it’s hood, heads up local Y102-04 after passing ADMX 57, an EMD-built SW1200, originally Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) 9621, at the ADM facility as it makes it’s way south to Howell Yard in Evansville, Indiana with Chessie System Caboose 904138. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #csx #csxrailroad

EVWR empty coal waits to depart Sitran Dock at West Franklin, IN

April 4. 2018 – A Evansville Western Railway empty coal train sits at the SITRAN Coal transfer facility, in the golden glow of the setting sun. In the background putting out all the steam is the  Green Plains Bioenergy plant at West Franklin, Indiana. The Sitran Terminal was commissioned in April 2012 and is owned by Foresight Energy. It is capable of receiving up to 150 car trains from mines originating on the EVWR, NS, CSX and BN Railroads via the Evansville Western Railroad. The facility can store 1 million tons of coal. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #evwr #evwrrailway #coaltrain

Evansville Western Railway MVT01 pulls out onto the main…


April 4, 2018 – Evansville Western Railway MVT01 pulls out onto the main as the last light of the setting sun reflects on the train and rails, after the crew finished their pickup at the Port of Indiana at Mount Vernon, Indiana.

Contiguous to the Ohio River, Ports of Indiana–Mt. Vernon is the 7th largest inland port in the United States and serves as a major multi-modal hub for the region handling over 4 million trip tons of cargo a year. It is one of the major transportation engines for not only Posey County but the State of Indiana. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #evwr #evansvillewesternrailway

March 15, 2018 – A empty westbound Norfolk Southern coal train passes through Hatfield Junction…

March 15, 2018 – A empty westbound Norfolk Southern coal train passes through Hatfield Junction outside of Oakland City, Indiana with Union Pacific 8997 bringing up the rear as the last DPU on the NS Southern-East District. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #ns #nsrailway #unionpacific #uprailway

March 15, 2018 – Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit 8114…

March 15, 2018 – Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit 8114 is leads empty autorack 239, with NS 9122 trailing, at Birdseye, Indiana as it heads west to Kansas City, MO. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #ns #nsheritageunit #nsrailway #heritageunit

NS 239 Westbound with NS 8114 Heritage Unit at Huntingburg, IN

March 15, 2018 – Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit 8114 is reflected in the water as it leads empty autorack 239 west, as it approaches the last crossing before the NS yard at Huntingburg, Indiana on it’s way west to Kansas City, MO. – #jimstrainphotos #indianarailroads #trains #nikond800 #railroad #railroads #train #railways #railway #ns #nsheritageunit #nsrailway #heritageunit

NS 168 at West Douglas, Princeton, Indiana

March 10, 2018 – Norfolk Southern Railway’s NS 168 moves by West Douglas as it works on doing a pick-up at the Yard in Princeton, Indiana before proceeding on east with a short 1,500 foot train, with NS 8156 and BNSF Warbonnet, 737 as power.

March 10, 2018 – Day 131 – iPhone 7 Plus Daily B&W Photo Challenge – Industrial Landscape

March 10, 2018 – Day 131 – iPhone 7 Plus Daily B&W Photo Challenge – Industrial Landscape – I spent most of today railfanning (taking pictures of trains) in southern Indiana and Illinois. This scene is of the Norfolk Southern railway yards from an overpass in Princeton, Indiana. Good leading lines can help draw your viewer into your picture!

NS 8100, Nickle Plate Unit, at Alliance Coal, Princeton, Indiana

February 7, 2018 – Norfolk Southern 8100, the Nickel Plate unit, pulls a empty coal train around the loop at Alliance Coal past a loaded CSX train at Princeton, Indiana in preparation to pickup a load of coal.