Railroad action in and around my current hometown, South Bend, Indiana.

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Left: Union Pacific coal drag eastbound. Picture taken May 31, 2003 west of Lydick, Indiana, at the old Michigan Central bridge site. Right: Norfork Southern westbound. Picture taken from the top of an old Michigan Central bridge abutment, west of Lydick, Indiana.

Left: Conrail GP-38-2 at CN yards, Olive and Sample Streets, South Bend, Indiana. Photo taken April 14, 2003. Right: BNSF eastbound sitting at same CN yard. Also taken April 14, 2003.

Left: Eastbound freight with Kansas City Southern engine in the lead. Picture taken May 29, 2003 at Arnold Street, South Bend, Indiana. Right: Eastbound CN freight also taken at Arnold Street. This train was loaded with auto carriers. The smokestack in the background was formerly part of the Oliver Plow Works in South Bend.

Left and Right: September 17, 2003. Norfork Southern, with locomotive 1457, in Conrail colors, moving cars along the former New Jersey, Indiana and Illinois. Action takes place at the Kemble Avenue crossing, just west of the former Studebaker Plant yard. To learn more about the New Jersey, Indiana and Illinois, visit my Ghost Railroads page , or my New Jersey, Indiana and Illionis page .

Left: March 15, 2003. Westbound NS freight sitting in downtown South Bend. This freight was waiting for a clear signal. Former Studebaker Plant to the right. Union Station is to the left. Right: Container train with ex-Conrail locomotive on the point passing Arnold Street in South Bend, Indiana, April 14, 2003.

Left: August 27, 2003. Eastbound UP motive power on the NS at Western Avenue in South Bend. My vehicle was sitting in front of the old NJI&I offices when I took this picture. Right: April 14, 2003. Eastbound UP on the former GTW tracks just east of downtown South Bend. The mainline will turn to the northeast and cross the St. Joseph River.

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