Squaw Creek 21 and Norfolk Southern 7320 at Yankeetown, Indiana

August 4, 2017 – Squaw Creek 21 and Norfolk Southern 7320 sit idling in the stillness of the night at Alcoa/Yankeetown Docks yard. The NS loaded train waits for a crew to move its load of coal into the Alcoa Warrick Operations at Yankee Town Dock, just outside of Newburgh, Indiana. at 

NS 8160 with KCS trailing with loaded coal at West Yard, Madisonville, Ky

July 19, 2017 – Norfolk Southern 8160 leads northbound train through Paducah and Louisville’s West Yard at Madisonville, Ky with a freshly loaded coal train from Warrior Coal and a Kansas City Southern unit trailing.

“Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 at Yankeetown, Indiana

May 16, 2017 – For something a bit different I used my 14mm full frame lens to capture Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 as it sat on the tail end of loaded coal train NS D436, that was tied down in the Red Brush Siding, on the Yankeetown Branch at Yankeetown, Indiana.

Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 at Red Brush Siding, Yankeetown, IN

May 16, 2017 – With the sun heading for the horizon to the west, Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 sits on the end of loaded coal train NS D436 at Red Brush Siding, on the Yankeetown Branch at Yankeetown, Indiana.

Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 at Red Brush siding

May 16, 2017 – Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 sits on the end of loaded coal train NS D436 as it waits for a crew, at Red Brush Siding, on the Yankeetown Branch at Yankeetown, Indiana.

Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 at Yankeetown, Indiana

May 16, 2017 – Norfolk Southern’s “Lehigh Valley” Heritage Unit 8104 sits as the DPU on loaded coal train NS D436, tied down in the Red Brush Siding, on the Yankeetown Branch at Yankeetown, Indiana.

NS Yard, National Train Day, Princeton, Indiana

May 13, 2017 – A eerie quiet fell in amongst all these steel horses as they sat at the north end of the Norfolk Southern yard at Princeton, Indiana as the last light of dusk fell on National Train Day. I drove from Piqua, Ohio to Princeton, Indiana on this day looking for trains to catch and I saw three moving along the way, all in the distance. That’s the way it goes sometimes! I did catch another shot I’ll post later of a CSX coal train in the loop at Alliance Coal.

Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit 1071, “Jersey Central Lines” at Princeton, Indiana.

May 12, 2017 – Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit 1071, “Jersey Central Lines,” brings up the tail end of 71T as it finishes up loading it’s coal train at Alliance Coal in Princeton, Indiana.

March 25, 2017 – Lights from a signal down the track illuminate NS 871…

March 25, 2017 – Lights from a signal down the track illuminate NS 871 and it’s trailing engines, as it heads up a empty Norfolk Southern coal train tied down at Lyle Siding in Princeton, Indiana, waiting on a crew to take it on east on the NS Southern West district.

March 25, 2017 – As the last light of day fades from the sky, a loaded Norfolk Southern coal train…

March 25, 2017 – As the last light of day fades from the sky, a loaded Norfolk Southern coal train sits under the loading dock at Alliance Coal in Princeton, Indiana as their crew prepares to take their train east on the NS Southern-East District.

March 25, 2017 – The red light from signals light up the front of NS 871…

March 25, 2017 – The red light from signals light up the front of NS 871 with an empty Norfolk Southern coal train that tied down in Lyle Siding at Princeton, Indiana, waiting on a crew to take it on east on the NS Southern West district.

March 25, 2017 – Norfolk Southern 871 tied down at Lyle Siding, Princeton, IN

March 25, 2017 – Great time shooting some night action with fellow railfans Ryan Scott and Dave Kunkle! We caught this empty Norfolk Southern coal train that tied down in Lyle Siding at Princeton, Indiana, waiting on a crew to take it on east on the NS Southern West district. A big shout out to Dave who was gracious enough to be our “grip” last night and use his hat to cover a bothersome light on one of the RR Boxes next to the crossing!

February 23, 2017 – Norfolk Southern 1160 and 7507 at Oakland City, IN

February 23, 2017 – Norfolk Southern 1160 and 7507 lead a northbound coal train over the diamond as it heads north through Oakland City, Indiana on the Indiana Southern Railroad, on it’s way to Bear Run Mine for a load of coal.