Sunday, April 18, 2010

Thursday April 1st, 2010

15:50 South Bound 68z at Sandpoint Road. Train 68z is led by CN 8858 and BC Rail 4614. I believe this was a grain train. I heard this train call clear at Junction then Clear at Sand. Thought he was going West on the Chicago District. Happend to be driving on Sandpoint Road through my old stomping grounds and the gates came down. Was supprised to see this train.
15:55 West Bound 17K Approacing Hugo at Nutman Avenue. Mixed freight 17K had UP 3912 and UP 4047 for power.
16:20 51R West Bound at Numan Avenue. Grain train 51R had HLCX 5950 and HLCX 5979 for power.
16:45 171 West Bound at Nutman Avenue. Mixed freight 171 had NS 2670 and NS 6748 for power.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Tuesday March 30, 2010 - FEC 505 North of Decatur

3:38pm County Road 1000 North of Decatur Indiana Ex-FEC 505 leads Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern (CF&E) train FWDC north toward Fort Wayne.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Saturday March 27, 2010

Went out on Saturday March 27, 2010 for a rare Saturday railfan experience. I work most Saturdays now, but had this one off for vacation. My two kids and I first started out at Four Mile just West of East Wayne Yard.

13:58pm 4 Mile New Haven Indiana My guess is this is train 306 waiting on a crew. It had a lone BNSF 996 for power.

We then proceeded over to NE junction at Hartzel road.

14:06pm at NE Junction in New Haven Indiana East bound grain train 51E with NS 8324 and NS 9684.

15:09pm at Brookly Ave Fort Wayne Indiana NS train 17K waits for the signal to proceed West through Hugo.