GW1 rolls out of Brooks Ave. yard on a speed restriction as they head south to Mt. Morris.
K011 glides west into the afternoon sun as they approach Churchville, NY.
CR train NPSE was usually a sure bet to have run thru UP power.
On a scorching hot day, I set out in search of ICE power on K639, which has been a constant on ethanol trains on CSX to and from the CP lately. Today, an unusual pure lashup of 5 SD40 variants chu... (more)
Hot west coast produce train Q090 with UP run through power passes the Churchville NY hot box detector at 59 mph.
BNSF 7504 leads 90 cars of ethanol east through Churchville NY on CSX train K662
Just out of the GE plant in Erie Pa., UP 7605 makes its first trip, leading CSX Q626.
K650 rolls through CP 373 heading East. The track in the foreground is owned by the Rochester & Southern.
Q285 surprised us today with a pair of Soo Line SD60s for power, and in the last rays of sun to boot. 15 minutes later, and the shot would've been lost...
Q626 has Q625's power from the prior day. Though not a very rare occurance, it's a welcome change while the GEVOs undergo software upgrades.
Q381 with a rainbow lashup of Warbonnet and H2 B40-8W's heads over the High Falls in the Genesee River Gorge with downtown Rochester as a backdrop.
BNSF 9772, with a fresh crew ready to head for Syracuse, dims its lights for an approaching train, as the Kodak building towers above in the background
Q381 is back on the move and slowly pulling past an old mile marker.
Q63321 slides through Churchville, almost literally within site of the previous day's Q633.
Q625 has to do 30 MPH from Lyons, NY all the way to Buffalo, NY. I chased this guy to Batavia, NY. As for me, a accident on I-490 west of Rochester only let me get this train once more. Its too ba... (more)