Woodland Junction to Evansville

From the junction at Woodland Junction (MP 82.4), where there are crossovers and the MoPac (now UP) line to Findlay Junction separates on the west side, the (now CSX, once L&N) Evansville line, continues on the east side, single track, CTC, maximum speed 60 mph for intermodal trains and 50 mph for other freight trains, heading just east of due south, past a grade crossing, Milford, Milford Junction, where an erstwhile branch once headed east, Cissna Junction, where an erstwhile branch from Cissna Park once trailed in from the west, a detector at MP 91.8, the 12,779 ft. east side siding at Wellington (MP 94.2), a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 98.6 to MP 100.5, Hoopeston (MP 99.2), where there was once a flat crossing with the erstwhile former Nickel Plate line from Lafayette to Bloomington, a 78-car dual-ended spur at Hoopeston (MP 99.8), and a detector at "Hoopeston" (MP 103.0).

The line turns south-southeast at the 12,475 ft. east side siding at Rossville (MP 107.1), at the south end of which there is a wye on the west side with the Brothers Branch (now truncated to Collison) and a 48-car south-facing spur, and was once a branch headed east, past a deck girder bridge over a river, south at Alvin, where there was once  flat crossing with an erstwhile Illinois Central line, past Bismarck, a detector at MP 115.2, and BX Tower, where an erstwhile branch to Starr once headed southeast, and the line turns just west of due south, past West Newell and R.A. Junction (MP 120.0), where Yard Limits and Two Main Tracks start, turning just east of due south, bridging over an erstwhile New York Central line and turning south with a small yard on the east side and a 20 mph speed restriction from MP 122.8 to MP 123.6, past the resumption of single track at MP 122.9, turning south-southwest past a flat crossing with the NS (former Wabash) Lafayette to Decatur line, and then turning through south at Danville (MP 123.1), and southeast past a through girder bridge over the Conrail (former Peoria & Eastern) at MP 123.4 to head due east along the south side of that line.

There is a 50 mph speed restriction from MP 125.8, past the Oaklawn CEI Shops, on the south side, a turn south-southeast, a former flat crossing at Waltz with an erstwhile Milwaukee line and the yard on the west side at Brewer (MP 126.5), to MP 127.6, after which full line speeds prevail, the end of Yard Limits at R.B. Junction (MP 128.9), Rileysburg, the state line between Illinois and Indiana, Gessie, and Perrysville, where the line turns south past a detector at "Perrysville" (MP 134.5), a 75-car dual-ended spur at MP 137.2, the 16,000 ft. east side siding at Dickason (MP 137.6), a 30 mph speed restriction from MP 140.6 to MP 141.8, through Cayuga, a former flat crossing with the erstwhile NS (former Clover Leaf) at MP 141.2, and a 60-car east-side south-facing spur at Cayuga (MP142.1), for grain elevators to the east, turning southeast past  Newport and then south again past the 9,900 ft. west side siding at Wro (MP 149.7), where a spur heads west to the Wabash River Ordnance Works.

The line continues south along the west side of the Wabash River, past Montezuma, a junction with the CSX Decatur sub. at Hillsdale (MP 154.5), once a flat crossing with the erstwhile B&O line east to Indianapolis, a detector at "Summit Grove" (MP 156.3), Locan, a 45 mph speed restriction from MP 161.4 to MP 163.0, through Clinton, the 11,509 ft. west side siding at Clinton (MP 162.9), where the erstwhile Hunts Spur once headed west and the main line turns southeast, bridging over the Wabash River to Lydford, and then turning curvily south, with a 55 mph speed restriction from MP 163.0 to MP 165.2,  past Atherton to Otter Creek Junction, where it turns south-southwest, where an erstwhile PRR line from Crawfordsville and beyond once trailed in from the north-northeast, an erstwhile C&EI branch once headed east to Brazil, and the erstwhile PRR line headed south, joint with the C&EI.

There is a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 173.7 to MP 176.4, through Terre Haute, the  Saxton Lead heading away west, where an erstwhile line to the former Big Four yard once headed south, the start of Yard Limits and a flat crossing with the Soo Line (now CP, former Milwaukee) at MP 174.7, the 4,896 ft. west side siding at Dewey (MP 174.8), a 30 mph speed restriction from MP 176.4 to MP 176.6 for the flat crossing with the Conrail (former Big Four) St. Louis Line at Haley (MP 176.5), the resumption of the 40 mph speed restriction from MP 176.6 to MP 180.4, through Terre Haute, a turn south, a former flat crossing at the erstwhile location of the C&EI station in Terre Haute, with the erstwhile PRR line from Indianapolis, and a flat crossing with the former Milwaukee connection from the former PRR Yard.

The line turns south-southeast and then just east of due south, with US 41 to the east, past the 13,890 ft. siding and yard on the east side at Baker (MP 179.9), with a grade crossing and dirt road to the east, within the siding, where the Riley Spur trails in from the northwest at the north end, a flat crossing with the Soo Line (now CP, former Milwaukee) at Spring Hill Belt Junction (MP 181.1), Spring Hill (MP 182.0), where a former Big Four line once crossed on the flat, and the section east of here is now operated by CSX to the Chinook Mine, a flat crossing with the Soo Line (now CP, former Milwaukee) at MP 182.1, a flat crossing with the Graham Grain Co., also at MP 182.1, and the end of Yard Limits, also at MP 182.1, as the line turns south.

There is a detector at MP 184.5, an 18-car north-facing spur at Young (MP 186.2), where there was once a line west to the Federal Penitentiary there, the 6,410 ft. east side siding at Pimento (MP 189.0), a 77-car dual-ended spur at Farmersburg (MP 192.5), an 18-car dual-ended spur at Breed (MP 196.5), where a line heads west to a power plant on the Wabash River, from a wye on the west side of the main line, Standard, where a branch once headed southeast, Hart, where a Milwaukee line once headed away southeast, a detector at "Sullivan" (MP 200.7), a turn just east of due south and then south again, the 9,390 ft. east side siding at Sullivan (MP 203.7), where there is a concrete coaling tower over both tracks, a grade crossing, an 18-car dual-ended spur, and a flat crossing with the Indiana Rail Road (former Illinois Central) at MP 204.4, with a grade crossing south of the siding.

The line passes Paxton, and a detector at MP 209.2, turning just west of due south past Carlisle, where there is a spur for ConAgra grain elevators on the east side, a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 219.8 to MP 220.7, through Oaktown, a grade crossing, elevators on tghe west side, the 9,335 ft. east side siding at Oaktown (MP 220.0), a detector at "Busseron" (MP 222.5), Emison, a 50 mph speed restriction from MP 227.6 to MP 233.7 as the line turns south, southwest past a 40-car north-facing spur at Smith (MP 229.0), south-southwest, just east of due south, and southwest where a former PRR line once trailed in from the northeast, past a 25 mph speed restriction from MP 233.7 to MP 236.3, through Vincennes, a 20-car dual-ended spur at MP 234.5, Vincennes (MP 234.6), where there are two grade crossings in the town center, there is a flat crossing with the CSX Illinois sub. (former B&O Cincinnati to St. Louis line), and the line turns just west of due south, a grade crossing, and a location where a former Big Four line once left to the southwest as the main line turns just east of due south, past the 6,972 ft. west side siding and yard at Alice (MP 236.4).

There is a grade crossing with Ramsey Road (MP 237.0), a turn just west of due south, Purcell, a detector at MP 241.0, Vollmer, where the line turns south, the 9,377 ft. east side siding at Decker (MP 246.3), a 55 mph speed restriction from MP 246.5 to MP 248.5 for the bridge over the White River, a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 248.5 to MP 249.1, through Hazleton as the line heads curvily just west of due south, a 45 mph speed restriction from MP 253.1 to MP 256.0, a detector at "Patoka" (MP 254.1), a grade crossing, Patoka, where the line turns south, a 55 mph speed restriction from MP 256.0 to MP 257.9, the 5,326 ft. east side siding at Gibson (MP 257.9), a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 257.9 to MP 260.3, through Princeton, and Princeton (MP 259.1).

The line turns south-southeast for a flat crossing with the NS (MP 260.0), former Southern line from Louisville to St. Louis, south where a connector east to that line departs on the east side, with a grade crossing across the line and the connector, past a 60-car dual-ended spur at MP 262.8, the 14,356 ft. west side siding at King (MP 265.3), an erstwhile wye on the west side  where an erstwhile C&EI branch once headed west, a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 266.5 to MP 267.4, through Fort Branch, a 40 mph speed restriction from MP 269.3 to MP 270.3, through Haubstadt, with a grade crossing and streets to the east and west, a detector at MP 270.5, a 50 mph speed restriction from MP 271.5 to MP 272.1, Stacer, the 9,121 ft. east side siding at Ingle (MP 276.3), Ingleside, a 45 mph speed restriction from MP 279.3 to MP 279.6, as the line turns west, with a street alongside to the west, at the wye at By-Pass Junction, where the original main line continues south into Evansville, and a 50 mph speed restriction from MP 279.6 to MP 281.8, as the bypass turns south-southwest and then south, where an erstwhile Big Four line once trailed in from the north and today's line takes over that former Big Four route.

There is a  4,490 ft. west side siding at Harwood (MP 283.9), a former flat crossing with a former Indiana Hi-Rail (former IC) line that now trails in on the west side (and once continued on the east side) at this location (MP 285.3), where Yard Limits start, a 25 mph speed restriction at MP 285.6, in Evansville, a former flat crossing with the erstwhile Evansville Union City Lead at MP 285.9, a 25 mph speed restriction from MP 286.3 to MP 287.4, and a former flat crossing with the Evansville Belt (MP 286.5), where the CSX line west from Belt Junction on the original entry into town trails in from the north-northeast, and of the resulting two lines south, only the more westerly (the former Belt line) remains.

The line turns west at 8th Avenue (MP 287.4), where the original main line through Evansville trails in from the east, with a 20 mph speed restriction from MP 287.4 to Howell, turning southwest, west-southwest past a street to the north, the north leg of the wye on the west side, with CSX St. Louis sub. (the former L&N line to St. Louis), at Claremont Avenue, and then southwest, past a street alongside to the southeast, a street to the west, the end of Yard Limits at MP 288.7 to the south leg of that wye at North Howell (MP 288.8), where the CSX Henderson sub. continues south-southwest past Howell Yard.