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11/21/2017
 
 
 
 
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NS D31 at Naples
Title:  NS D31 at Naples
Description:  NS D31 after swapping engines with D23 at Bluffs, arrives at Naples with a short cut of CN potash loads consigned to the massive Consolidated Grain & Barge river terminal.
Photo Date:  2/18/2011  Upload Date: 7/2/2011 7:22:44 PM
Location:  Naples, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4609(GP59)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
D23 at Griggsville Hill
Title:  D23 at Griggsville Hill
Description:  NS D23 roars up Griggsville Hill running "N&W" style. Todays D23 was called at 3:00 PM, instead of the normal start time of 7:00 PM, allowing for a rare daylight photo of this normally nocturnal train.
Photo Date:  2/18/2011  Upload Date: 7/2/2011 7:09:47 PM
Location:  Griggsville, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 5315(GP38-2)
Views:  1438   Comments: 11
NS #255 at Buffalo
Title:  NS #255 at Buffalo
Description:  NS #255 speeds west into the sunset as it passes thru the small town of Buffalo.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/29/2010 11:16:55 AM
Location:  Buffalo, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9793(C40-9W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
NS 21T at BD Junction
Title:  NS 21T at BD Junction
Description:  NS 21T exits the CTC double track south of Decatur at BD Junction. 21T will meet #302 at Taylorville and 46R at Midway before re-entering single track CTC territory at Winston, south of Litchfield. The northbound home signal is an interesting mix of different tri-color and searchlight style signal heads.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/29/2010 11:13:55 AM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2725(SD70M-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 3
NS #145 at Wabic
Title:  NS #145 at Wabic
Description:  NS #145 departs Decatur as its rounds the big curve east of Wabic.
Photo Date:  8/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/29/2010 11:06:54 AM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7528(ES40DC)
Views:  142   Comments: 1
Amtrak #21 at I&M Junction
Title:  Amtrak #21 at I&M Junction
Description:  Amtrak #21 exits the new south siding switch at I&M Junction as it passes Ridgely Tower.
Photo Date:  8/16/2010  Upload Date: 8/21/2010 1:23:12 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 76(P42DC)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
NS #145 at Hazel Dell
Title:  NS #145 at Hazel Dell
Description:  NS #145 creeps around the curve west of Hazel Dell at 10 mph so that D31s crew can inspect the train on both sides and change out #145s rear end device at WE. Todays train has 68 Birminghams.
Photo Date:  8/13/2010  Upload Date: 8/14/2010 3:22:31 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8339(C40-8W)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
Amtrak #302 at Ridgely - Pt. 1
Title:  Amtrak #302 at Ridgely - Pt. 1
Description:  Amtrak NPCU 90200 hits the Illinois & Midland diamond at Ridgely heading up an eight car Lincoln Service train bound for Chicago.
Photo Date:  8/13/2010  Upload Date: 8/14/2010 3:11:32 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 90200(NPCU)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
NS #145 at Lanesville
Title:  NS #145 at Lanesville
Description:  After waiting for what seemed to be an eternity, #145 finally comes into view at Lanesville, with ex-Conrail SD60 6711 on the point. Todays train had 89 cars, which is the biggest Ford parts train that Ive seen in years.
Photo Date:  8/8/2010  Upload Date: 8/14/2010 12:48:07 PM
Location:  Lanesville, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6711(SD60)
Views:  215   Comments: 2
NS #145 at Arnold
Title:  NS #145 at Arnold
Description:  NS M45 hustles west at Arnold with two big motors and only 10 cars.
Photo Date:  8/3/2010  Upload Date: 8/14/2010 12:31:50 PM
Location:  Arnold, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8880(C40-9)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
UP Business Train
Title:  UP Business Train
Description:  UP 7352 North passes North Grand Avenue and slows as it approaches Ridgely Yard. The train will layover at Ridgely over the lunch hour so that UP officals can meet with state and local dignitaries to discuss High Speed Rail and UP's plans for increasing freight traffic over the Alton Route.
Photo Date:  4/7/2010  Upload Date: 4/7/2010 2:50:41 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7352(AC45CCTE)
Views:  569   Comments: 3
OCS #952 at Griggsville - 10:46
Title:  OCS #952 at Griggsville - 10:46
Description:  OCS #952 kicks up some dust as it passes under the signal bridge at Griggsville, IL.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:24:41 PM
Location:  Griggsville, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A)
Views:  400   Comments: 6
NS #293 at Farleys Lane
Title:  NS #293 at Farleys Lane
Description:  A newly harvested cornfield provides a nice setting for a side view of #293 as it heads west across the prairies.
Photo Date:  11/8/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 8:16:18 PM
Location:  Curran, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9357(C40-9W)
Views:  299   Comments: 3
NS #398 at I&M Crossing
Title:  NS #398 at I&M Crossing
Description:  Q-boat 8347 bangs across the I&M diamond with eastbound train #398. The whole area near the NS/I&M crossing was beseiged with cars thanks to a Saturday afternoon football at Lanphier High School.
Photo Date:  11/7/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:58:28 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8347(C40-8W)
Views:  210   Comments: 1
NS 55T at Riverton
Title:  NS 55T at Riverton
Description:  NS 55T starts climbing up grade after crossing the Sangamon River at Riverton. Run-thru BNSF power is very common on this train.
Photo Date:  11/7/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:54:48 PM
Location:  Riverton, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7208(ES44DC)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
UP Hot Vermin Special at Iles
Title:  UP Hot Vermin Special at Iles
Description:  While I was trying to guess if the NS dispatcher would run #293 ahead of Amtrak #302 or not, I almost got caught flat-footed by this unique "movement". That squirrel was still warm as the fox went trotting by on the UP Main.
Photo Date:  11/1/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:33:16 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  393   Comments: 3
New UP/I&M OWLS Diamond at Ridgely
Title:  New UP/I&M OWLS Diamond at Ridgely
Description:  UPs track gang is constructing a new OWLS (one-way, low speed) diamond at Ridgely. This photo was taken looking down what will be the I&Ms route across the diamond. You can see how the new diamond will lift the wheel flanges up and over the railheads of the UP mainline.
Photo Date:  11/7/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 12:23:24 AM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  1155   Comments: 6
Amtrak #303 at Ridgely
Title:  Amtrak #303 at Ridgely
Description:  All appears to be normal at Ridgely Tower, but just out of sight a Union Pacific track gang is starting the work that will eventually cause the last interlocking tower in Central Illinois to fall.
Photo Date:  11/5/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 12:05:20 AM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 14(P42DC)
Views:  823   Comments: 6
#398 at Arnold - 11:50
Title:  #398 at Arnold - 11:50
Description:  NS #398 cants thru the big "S" curve west of Arnold with an all-EMD consist of two SD60s and a GP59.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:39:20 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6561(SD60)
Views:  228   Comments: 2
Theater Car Buena Vista at Arnold - 11:36
Title:  Theater Car Buena Vista at Arnold - 11:36
Description:  Wick Moorman and the NS brass inspect their railway in style.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:37:33 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  265   Comments: 0
OCS #952 at East Hannibal #2 - 10:04
Title:  OCS #952 at East Hannibal #2 - 10:04
Description:  Wide angle view of the OCS train at East Hannibal, IL.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:22:58 PM
Location:  East Hannibal, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
OCS #952 at East Hannibal  #1 - 10:04
Title:  OCS #952 at East Hannibal #1 - 10:04
Description:  OCS #952 slips under I-72 after crossing the Mississippi River.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:21:34 PM
Location:  East Hannibal, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
OCS #952 east of Holliday - 08:38
Title:  OCS #952 east of Holliday - 08:38
Description:  OCS #952 gleams in the early morning sun as it rounds a curve east of Holliday, MO.
Photo Date:  11/3/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 10:17:12 PM
Location:  Holliday, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
NS #112 at Huntsville - 16:57
Title:  NS #112 at Huntsville - 16:57
Description:  #112 rounds the curve at Huntsville at track speed preparing to exit the double track via a unique equilateral turnout.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:41:12 AM
Location:  Huntsville, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9492(C40-9W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
NS 33J passes over Morely Street Bridge - 14:39
Title:  NS 33J passes over Morely Street Bridge - 14:39
Description:  If you love Wabash and Norfolk Southern, then Moberly, Missouri truly is the "Magic City"!
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:02:55 AM
Location:  Moberly, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7698(ES40DC)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS #267 at Huntsville - 17:26
Title:  NS #267 at Huntsville - 17:26
Description:  #267 rolls around the big curve at Huntsville, racing west towards the Voltz intermodal terminal east of Kansas City.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:44:38 AM
Location:  Huntsville, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2722(SD70M-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 2
NS #267 at Huntsville #2 - 17:26
Title:  NS #267 at Huntsville #2 - 17:26
Description:  As #267 passes thru Huntsville, the full Halloween Moon can be seen just right of the cab.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:48:42 AM
Location:  Huntsville, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2722(SD70M-2)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
NS OCS Train at Moberly Yard - 14:55
Title:  NS OCS Train at Moberly Yard - 14:55
Description:  NS' executive F units gleam in the autumn sun, as GP38-2 5167 rests between runs.
Photo Date:  10/31/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 10:05:21 AM
Location:  Moberly, MO
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A) NS 4275(F7B) NS 5167(GP38-2) NS 4270(F9A) NS 4276(F7B)
Views:  426   Comments: 3
NS #955 OCS #1
Title:  NS #955 OCS #1
Description:  NS #955 passes thru Iles Interlocker on its way west to Moberly, MO.
Photo Date:  10/28/2009  Upload Date: 10/28/2009 1:30:45 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A)
Views:  628   Comments: 4
Leviathan Night Roster Shot
Title:  Leviathan Night Roster Shot
Description:  Leviathan's firebox makes the rails glow as the loco poses for the photo line. RP.net reject...
Photo Date:  9/19/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 11:31:11 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CPRR 63(4-4-0)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
NS 4270/4276 Night Roster Shot
Title:  NS 4270/4276 Night Roster Shot
Description:  One half of the NS executive fleet poses for the photo line at the night photo session held at the MRM.
Photo Date:  9/19/2009  Upload Date: 10/4/2009 8:39:31 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  NS 4270(F9A) NS 4276(F7B)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Pacing #121 along Old US 36
Title:  Pacing #121 along Old US 36
Description:  Here's a relatively decent shot of GEVO 7634 leading rack train #121 west at 55+ mph along old US 36 west of Curran, IL. Who said that going to the grocery store had to be BORING?
Photo Date:  6/1/2008  Upload Date: 6/6/2008 4:10:26 PM
Location:  Curran, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7634(ES40DC)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
NS #398
Title:  NS #398
Description:  12:36 - #398 rolls thru the S-curve at Fox Lane behind 2 CSX GE's (CSXT 5462/568). CSX power is unusual on the Springfield/Hannibal District, especially 2 CSX units on one train.
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 9:53:00 AM
Location:  Arnold, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5462(ES44DC)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
NS 20T
Title:  NS 20T
Description:  10:09 - 20T sitting on the Pass at Dawson, IL waiting for autorack train #297 (NS 7707/7716).
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 12:49:15 PM
Location:  Dawson, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7707(ES40DC)
Views:  330   Comments: 2
NS 33J
Title:  NS 33J
Description:  15:55 - 33J heads west around the big curve at Arnold, IL (NS 2730/5190)
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 7:07:28 PM
Location:  Arnold, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2730(SD70M-2)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
NS D31
Title:  NS D31
Description:  14:50 - D31 climbs up out of the Illinois River valley as it crosses Neelys Road (NS 5201/5199).
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 10:38:14 AM
Location:  Chapin, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5201(GP38-2)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
NS 6076
Title:  NS 6076
Description:  NS 6076 poses for a classic long hood forward shot heading up local D31.
Photo Date:  5/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/7/2008 12:00:47 PM
Location:  Springfield, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6076(SD40-2)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
20T
Title:  20T
Description:  20T prepares to enter the Pass at Able behind SD70M-2 2764. Sunlight glints off the engine's glossy black paint.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/6/2008 4:40:09 PM
Location:  Dawson, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2764(SD70M-2)
Views:  897   Comments: 12
"Diverging Approach"
Title:  "Diverging Approach"
Description:  The eastbound home signal at Abel beckons train 20T into the "Pass" for a meet.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/6/2008 4:37:49 PM
Location:  Dawson, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  286   Comments: 1
20T at Sunrise
Title:  20T at Sunrise
Description:  NS 20T slides into the Pass at Abel switch at sunrise to meet 2 westbounds.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/6/2008 4:32:51 PM
Location:  Dawson, IL
Author:  Matthew Harrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2764(SD70M-2)
Views:  657   Comments: 10


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