CSX Q645-15 heads south under the coaling tower at Sullivan, IN

August 16, 2017 – Dusk falls as Union Pacific 4061 leads CSX Q645 (Chicago, IL-Waycross, GA), south underneath the old C&EI coaling tower that was built in 1941 to service steam locomotives, as it headed south on CSX’s CE&D Subdivision at Sullivan, Indiana! Of the three CSX trains I caught under this tower today and the only one of the trains that ran with CSX power and it was trailing.

CSX R530 SB with UP power, Nortonville. Ky

July 25, 2017 – CSX R530, running with Union Pacific Power, snakes its way through the curve approaching the north end of Romney where it will take the siding to wait for hot intermodal Q028 to pass, at Nortonville, Ky as it heads south on the Henderson Subdivision.

Northbound CSX W837-21 Military train with Union Pacific 4060 leading…

June 24, 2017 – Northbound CSX W837-21 Military train with Union Pacific 4060 leading, sits in the siding at the north end of the siding at Nortonville, Ky, as it waits for hot intermodal Q028 to pass it heading north on the Henderson Subdivision.

CSX Q586-8 with BNSF power and Q515-08 with UP power meet at Slaughters, Ky

May 8, 2017 – A friend gave a heads-up about CSX 323, the engine with the L&N logo on it headed south, so I set out to see if I couldn’t catch it. Didn’t happen, but I did catch this meet between CSX Q586-8 with BNSF power and Q515-08 with UP power, at the north end of the sliding in Slaughters, Ky on the Henderson Subdivision. It works that way sometimes, setting out to capture one thing and finding another!

March 11, 2017 – CSX Q515, with UP 6725 leading at Nortonville, Ky

March 11, 2017 – CSX Q515, with UP 6725 leading, pulls out of the south end of the siding at Nortonville, Ky. At left work is underway to create approximately a 5-mile double-track main that will run from the south end of Romney to the north end of Nortonville, Ky.

December 30, 2016 – Union Pacific Railroad, UP 7970 a GE AC45CCTE…

December 30, 2016 – Union Pacific Railroad, UP 7970 a GE AC45CCTE, approaches the Memorial Tower at Teutopolis Illinois as it leads CSX’s Q131 west. The Memorial Tower was the main entrance to the former St. Joseph Seminary. The Knights of Columbus bought the ground, razed the building, except for the tower, and constructed a new Club room in this location.

August 24, 2016 – Union Pacific’s 4801 heads up a empty coke train at Richland, KY

August 24, 2016 - Union Pacific's 4801 heads up a empty coke train as it moves north on the Paducah and Louisville Railway at Richland, Ky on a hot summer afternoon and apparently their air conditioner wasn't working very well.
August 24, 2016 – Union Pacific’s 4801 heads up a empty coke train as it moves north on the Paducah and Louisville Railway at Richland, Ky on a hot summer afternoon and apparently their air conditioner wasn’t working very well.

August 20, 2016 – CSX E050-16 coal train at Princeton, IN

August 20, 2016 - CSX E050-16 coal train approaches the station at Princeton, Indiana, with a set of Union Pacific engines leading the way, as it heads north on CSX's CE&D Subdivision. The depot was built in 1875 and has been beautifully restored and is the only remaining depot structure in Gibson County. It once housed the C&EI and L&N railways and is now home to the Gibson County Visitors Center and features a railway museum with a restored train caboose.
August 20, 2016 – CSX E050-16 coal train approaches the station at Princeton, Indiana, with a set of Union Pacific engines leading the way, as it heads north on CSX’s CE&D Subdivision. The depot was built in 1875 and has been beautifully restored and is the only remaining depot structure in Gibson County. It once housed the C&EI and L&N railways and is now home to the Gibson County Visitors Center and features a railway museum with a restored train caboose.

May 3, 2016 – A Union Pacific loaded coke train at Richland, Ky

May 3, 2016 - A Union Pacific loaded coke train rounds a curve as it approaches the Earlington Road crossing at Richland, Ky on the Paducah and Louisville Railway as it heads south to Calvert City, Ky to drop off its load. - Tech Info: 1/640 | f/6 | ISO 4000 | Lens: Sigma 150-600 @ 480mm on a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.
May 3, 2016 – A Union Pacific loaded coke train rounds a curve as it approaches the Earlington Road crossing at Richland, Ky on the Paducah and Louisville Railway as it heads south to Calvert City, Ky to drop off its load. – Tech Info: 1/640 | f/6 | ISO 4000 | Lens: Sigma 150-600 @ 480mm on a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.

April 27, 2016 – Paducah and Louisville Railway meet between UP 8420 and a P&L at West Yard in Madisonville, Ky

April 27, 2016 - At sunset a Paducah and Louisville Railway conductor changes a ditch light on UP 8420 as a northbound P&L local passes them at West Yard in Madisonville, Ky so they can move south with their loaded coke train to Calvert City, Ky. - Tech Info: 1/1000 | f/5.6 | ISO 800 | Lens: Sigma 150-600 @ 360mm on a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.
April 27, 2016 – At sunset a Paducah and Louisville Railway conductor changes a ditch light on UP 8420 as a northbound P&L local passes them at West Yard in Madisonville, Ky so they can move south with their loaded coke train to Calvert City, Ky. – Tech Info: 1/1000 | f/5.6 | ISO 800 | Lens: Sigma 150-600 @ 360mm on a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.

March 20, 2016 – CSX X804-19 with Union Pacific’s MKT Heritage Unit 1988, “The Katy” at Slaughters, Ky

03.20.16 CSX X804-19 NB with UP 1988 The Katy, Slaughters, Ky
March 20, 2016 – CSX X804-19 departs from the siding at the north end of Slaughters, Ky with Union Pacific’s MKT Heritage Unit 1988, “The Katy” heading north on the Henderson Subdivision. – Tech Info: 1/500 | f/2.8 | ISO 100 | Lens: Nikon 18mm on a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW. ‪

August 12, 2015 – CSX Q645-11 southbound at Nortonville, Ky

August 12, 2015 - CSX Q645-11 heads south along side Romney siding at Nortonville, Ky with Union Pacific's 9453 in the lead and UP 1421, 1999, CSX 484, 627, 7303 and 3093 behind it as it heads down the Henderson Subdivision. The only CSX power that was running was 484. - Tech Info: 1/640sec, f/8, ISO 450, Lens: Sigma 24-70 @ 24mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW
August 12, 2015 – CSX Q645-11 heads south along side Romney siding at Nortonville, Ky with Union Pacific’s 9453 in the lead and UP 1421, 1999, CSX 484, 627, 7303 and 3093 behind it as it heads down the Henderson Subdivision. The only CSX power that was running was 484. – Tech Info: 1/640sec, f/8, ISO 450, Lens: Sigma 24-70 @ 24mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW

June 26, 2015 – A set of BNSF engines on UP’s Chester Sub, Gorham, Illinois.

June 26, 2015 - A set of BNSF engines pull a heavy coal train south on Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision as they approach Gorham, Illinois. Traffic was being re-routed from across the river due to flooding. - Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 450, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 195mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.
June 26, 2015 – A set of BNSF engines pull a heavy coal train south on Union Pacific’s Chester Subdivision as they approach Gorham, Illinois. Traffic was being re-routed from across the river due to flooding. – Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 450, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 195mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.

June 26, 2015 – Union Pacific’s 5856 at Gorham, Illnois

June 26, 2015 - Union Pacific's 5856 heads through the south end of Gorham, Illinois as it heads northbound on UP's Chester Subdivision with its intermodal cargo. - Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 280, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 92mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.
June 26, 2015 – Union Pacific’s 5856 heads through the south end of Gorham, Illinois as it heads northbound on UP’s Chester Subdivision with its intermodal cargo. – Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 280, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 92mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.

June 26, 2015 – Norfolk Southern engine 9654 at Gorham, Ill.

June 26, 2015 - Norfolk Southern engine 9654 leads a northbound autorack train through Gorham, Illinois on the Chester Subdivision. - Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 400, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 250mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.
June 26, 2015 – Norfolk Southern engine 9654 leads a northbound autorack train through Gorham, Illinois on the Chester Subdivision. – Tech Info: 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO 400, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 250mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.

July 11, 2015 – Norfolk Southerns 112w at Taswell, Indiana

July 11, 2015 - Norfolk Southerns 112w passes the signal at the East end of the siding at Taswell, Indiana as it heads west with UP 6852 on point. - Tech Info: 1/500sec, f/5.6, ISO 4000, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 300mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.?
July 11, 2015 – Norfolk Southerns 112w passes the signal at the East end of the siding at Taswell, Indiana as it heads west with UP 6852 on point. – Tech Info: 1/500sec, f/5.6, ISO 4000, Lens: Nikon 70-300 @ 300mm with a Nikon D800 shot and processed in RAW.?