Doing a 360 at CP 360

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The first photo of the day would be this across the field look at a new BNSF ACe and an old windmill just west of Garrett, Ind.

After chasing the Reading/Virginian duo west earlier this month I stayed out in Indiana and did some fanning around Butler. It was a picture perfect weather day with plenty of trains around. Here are a few from that day,

Photographs by Roger Durfee

20E crosses over from one to two at Waterloo, Ind.

20E crosses over from one to two at Waterloo, Ind.

Eastbound passing the elevator at Butler. This facility once hosted a Baldwin switcher.

Eastbound passing the elevator at Butler. This facility once hosted a Baldwin switcher.

Eastbound coal crosses the former Wabash diamond in Butler (CP 358).

Eastbound coal crosses the former Wabash diamond in Butler (CP 358).

NS Crescent Cab 6944 at CP 358 in Butler.

CP gets in the act here, too. Train 142 takes the connection for Detroit at CP 358.

CP gets in the act here, too. Train 142 takes the connection for Detroit at CP 358.

Train 143 has just cleared CP 358 on it's journey to Chicago.

Train 143 has just cleared CP 358 on it’s journey to Chicago.

More multi-levels, CP-style crossing over at CP 360.

More multi-levels, CP-style crossing over at CP 360.

CP train No. 608 at CP 360.

CP train No. 608 at CP 360.

NS train M6E with UP and (ratty) BNSF power.

NS train M6E with UP and (ratty) BNSF power.

Westbound multi-levels on the former Wabash. The line to the left is the connection to the ex New York Central main.

Westbound multi-levels on the former Wabash. The line to the left is the connection to the ex New York Central main.

Westbound ethanol empties at CP 360 with an increasingly rare full white window.

Westbound ethanol empties at CP 360 with an increasingly rare full white window.

Looking west we can see 9790's entire train and a CP waiting way off by that elevator we saw earlier.

Looking west we can see 9790’s entire train and a CP waiting way off by that elevator we saw earlier.

NS train 205 will leave Ohio behind in short order as it passes the Ind state line marker.

NS train 205 will leave Ohio behind in short order as it passes the Ind state line marker.

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