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7/26/2017
 
 
 
 
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CP Power
Title:  CP Power
Description:  One of the last photos I got on my Indiana trip, this pair of CP units was sitting at the extreme east end of Chesterton, Ind. awaiting permission to move west.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:50:34 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 8831(ES44AC)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
WB BNSF
Title:  WB BNSF
Description:  This train is made of Herzog hopper cars
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:44:49 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5940(ES44AC)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
BNSF Power
Title:  BNSF Power
Description:  This west bound BNSF train sat just east of this location for almost a half hour before being given permission west due to an Amtrak train moving west thru Porter Jct, about 3/4 mile west of this location.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:44:19 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5940(ES44AC)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
SD 40Es
Title:  SD 40Es
Description:  This westbounder is lead by three engines, two of which are the SD40E class.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:44:01 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6342(SD40E) NS 6339(SD40E)
Views:  178   Comments: 1
East end of Chesterton,  Ind.
Title:  East end of Chesterton, Ind.
Description:  NS 6342 leads a WB train through the east end of Chesterton, Ind. If I am not mistaken, 6342 is normally a helper on the west slope in Pa.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:43:40 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6342(SD40E) NS 6339(SD40E)
Views:  162   Comments: 2
A better look....
Title:  A better look....
Description:  Three CP units hustles west to Chicago.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:37:36 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 8797(ES44AC) CP 8716(ES44AC)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
WB CP Power
Title:  WB CP Power
Description:  This hard charging WB CP train has just passed the steel plant at Burns Harbor.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:36:45 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 8797(ES44AC) CP 8716(ES44AC)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
NS East bound
Title:  NS East bound
Description:  A look at the other end of the two east bound NS engines at Burns Harbor, Ind.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:35:37 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9353(C40-9W) NS 6689(SD60)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
EB NS
Title:  EB NS
Description:  This pair of NS engines is running east on the west main, probably headed for the yard at Burns Harbor, Ind.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:35:22 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6689(SD60) NS 9353(C40-9W)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
NS Coal
Title:  NS Coal
Description:  West bound NS coal train hammers past my location near the Burns Harbor station.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:31:07 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7579(ES40DC) NS 8452(C40-8W)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
On the South Shore Line
Title:  On the South Shore Line
Description:  This westbound freight caught me by surprise, running west on the South Shore line, just east of the Burns Harbor station stop.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:30:43 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GMTX 2668(GP38-2) GMTX 2171(GP38-2)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Union Pacific Flag Units
Title:  Union Pacific Flag Units
Description:  WB at Burns Harbor, headed for Chicago
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:29:56 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8461(SD70ACe)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
EB Amtrak
Title:  EB Amtrak
Description:  Seeing this train as a push-pull, I bet this train was eb headed for Michigan City, Ind.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 8:29:38 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  69   Comments: 0
CP Power
Title:  CP Power
Description:  East Bounder on a HOT Monday morning.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:44:58 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 8938(ES44AC)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
WB Amtrak
Title:  WB Amtrak
Description:  Headed to Chicago, early on a Monday morning.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:44:03 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 176(P42DC)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
WB Amtrak
Title:  WB Amtrak
Description:  WB Amtrak hustles past a wb freight at Burns Harbor, Ind.
Photo Date:  6/18/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:43:37 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 164(P42DC)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
BNSF power
Title:  BNSF power
Description:  Nice paint scheme even if it is a bit faded
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:42:59 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7216(ES44DC)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
Crossing Over
Title:  Crossing Over
Description:  This westbounder is crossing over to the east main to access a brachline.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:42:43 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7216(ES44DC)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
WB at Chesterton,  Ind
Title:  WB at Chesterton, Ind
Description:  BNSF led train is about to crossover from the west to the east main.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:42:27 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7216(ES44DC)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
WB with BNSF power
Title:  WB with BNSF power
Description:  This train is about to go through Porter Jct.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:42:08 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7216(ES44DC)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
WB NS
Title:  WB NS
Description:  Bound for Chicago, this NS train passes by on a HOT Indiana afternoon.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:40:45 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2667(SD70M-2)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
CP Power
Title:  CP Power
Description:  WB to Chicago on a hot, hazy June morning.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:40:29 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 9723(AC44CW)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
WB CP train
Title:  WB CP train
Description:  CP 9723 heads up a west bound stack train.
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:38:13 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 9723(AC44CW)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
Canadian Pacifit to Chicago
Title:  Canadian Pacifit to Chicago
Description:  WB CP stack train at mile post 488
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:37:57 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 9723(AC44CW)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
WB CP train
Title:  WB CP train
Description:  Closer look at CP power
Photo Date:  6/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/23/2012 4:36:31 PM
Location:  Chesterton, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CP 8779(ES44AC)
Views:  102   Comments: 1
Past Enyeart Rd
Title:  Past Enyeart Rd
Description:  15 is almost home.
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 9:47:01 AM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 3
Approaching McMullin Summit
Title:  Approaching McMullin Summit
Description:  15 is still working upgrade bound for Orbisonia
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 9:37:37 AM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
On the high embankment
Title:  On the high embankment
Description:  15 has crossed the bridge and is upgrade toward McMullin Summit
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 9:35:33 AM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
In Bound to Orbisonia
Title:  In Bound to Orbisonia
Description:  #15 is almost to Runk Road bridge.
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 9:33:41 AM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 2
The "S" Curve
Title:  The "S" Curve
Description:  EBT #15 enters the "S" curve and approaches the bridge at Runk's Rd
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 8:38:06 AM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Another view of the visitor
Title:  Another view of the visitor
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:37:25 AM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5382(AC45CCTE) NS 9532(C40-9W)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
A visitor from the west
Title:  A visitor from the west
Description:  Nice to see something else besides NS black.
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:35:28 AM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5382(AC45CCTE)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
EB freight
Title:  EB freight
Description:  This eastbound train was the first train seen all weekend in the daylight with a foreign paint scheme.
Photo Date:  10/16/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:32:56 AM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9532(C40-9W) UP 5382(AC45CCTE)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
EB coal train pushers - 80Macs
Title:  EB coal train pushers - 80Macs
Description:  Like I said, four SD80mac helpers are coupled on and shoving hard to help the coal train battle the EB grade to Cresson and then on to Altoona, via Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:26:44 AM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7201(SD80MAC) NS 7200(SD80MAC)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
EB coal train
Title:  EB coal train
Description:  NS 7686 and 8440 struggle upgrade at Summerhill. Be assured there are 2-4 pushers on the back end of this train.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:24:06 AM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7686(ES40DC) NS 8440(C40-8W)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
A clean unit
Title:  A clean unit
Description:  A clean unit on a hopper train. Something that is not usually seen
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:19:30 AM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6900(SD60E)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
Better sun
Title:  Better sun
Description:  WB empty hopper train drifts down grade in Summerhill
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:17:19 AM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8327(C40-8W) NS 6900(SD60E)
Views:  190   Comments: 2
Another old style Pennsy signal
Title:  Another old style Pennsy signal
Description:  This WB stack train is passing under the Pennsy style signal bridge at Summerhill, Pa. The two high signal masts allow the signals to be seen from the other side of road bridge behind me.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:14:04 AM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7640(ES40DC)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
Drifting downgrade
Title:  Drifting downgrade
Description:  This WB freight is headed downgrade at Cassandra. The high winds have blown most of the nice fall colors from the trees since the day before this pic was taken.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:09:39 AM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9398(C40-9W)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
EB pushers
Title:  EB pushers
Description:  Taken from the Cassandra railfan bridge, we see a pair SD40E pushers working hard against the EB grade.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:07:26 AM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6311(SD40E) NS 6312(SD40E)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
EB upgrade
Title:  EB upgrade
Description:  These three units on the headend of an EB train have just passed under the railfan bridge at the Cassandra railfan site.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:04:34 AM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8623(C39-8) NS 6733(SD60I)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
WB pushers
Title:  WB pushers
Description:  This pair of WB pushers has assisted this freight train upgrade from Altoona and now is enjoying the downgrade part of the trip to the Johnstown area.
Photo Date:  10/15/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 1:01:26 AM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6323(SD40E) NS 6309(SD40E)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
WB mixed freight
Title:  WB mixed freight
Description:  This train is drifting downgrade, WB in the Cassndra area.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:59:25 AM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9345(C40-9W) NS 9800(C40-9W)
Views:  85   Comments: 1
Stack Train Pushers
Title:  Stack Train Pushers
Description:  This pair of WB SD40E pushers are hard at work pushing the WB stack train upgrade and around the curve to the Cresson, Pa area.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:53:48 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6312(SD40E) NS 6311(SD40E)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
Gallitzin Tunnel
Title:  Gallitzin Tunnel
Description:  Our WB stack train is emerging from the west end of the Gallitzin Tunnel. From here it is upgrade to Cresson, Pa and the top of the grade.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:50:30 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  NS 9513(C40-9W)
Views:  157   Comments: 2
WB Stack Train
Title:  WB Stack Train
Description:  This WB stack train is about to enter the tunnel at Gallitzin. You can see part of the train in the trees in the background, giving you an idea about how this mainline twists and turns in the mountains west of Altoona and the Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:47:23 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  NS 9513(C40-9W)
Views:  108   Comments: 2
Action at Slope.
Title:  Action at Slope.
Description:  A pair of SD40E pushers drifts down grade at Slope as a TOFC train heads upgrade. Around the bend is an area known as the Brickyard. A favorite site for railfans to photograph WB trains as they make the run for Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:44:35 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6308(SD40E)
Views:  97   Comments: 0
Pusher close up
Title:  Pusher close up
Description:  Here is a good look at this helper pair at Slope. These engines are rebuilt SD50s and have replace the SD40s that held down the pusher activity for so long in the Altoona area.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:41:15 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 6312(SD40E) NS 6311(SD40E)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
Returning pushers
Title:  Returning pushers
Description:  This pair of EB pushers is returning to Altoona, Pa, passing under one of the remaining old style Pennsy signal bridges at an area known as Slope.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:38:34 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  NS 6312(SD40E) NS 6311(SD40E)
Views:  101   Comments: 2
WB stack train pushers
Title:  WB stack train pushers
Description:  As these pusher pass Alto Tower they are just beginning the work of climbing the grade that will take the train around Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:35:32 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6315(SD40E) NS 6317(SD40E)
Views:  93   Comments: 0


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