With a perfect reflection in a pool of rain water below the right of way, Santa Fe 874 West, a hot 199 train, hustles through Oakley, CA, on the edge of the San Joaquin Delta. In roughly an hour a... (more)
Missing a number board, and smoking like UP 8444, NS 8444's "old cast" P3 blares as it exits Lissie Siding, on it way from Englewood Yard, in Houston, to Eagle Pass, TX on the MEWLF-26
CN 318 departs Armstrong
Winter Storm Benji brings snow to Georgia as NS P11 will soon make its way down the Commerce Branch to the Toyota Distribution Center.
Eastbound autoracks pass under the historic Bollman Bridge approaching Salisbury Junction. The bridge has since been relocated to Glade City, east of Meyersdale, for use on the Great Allegheny Pas... (more)
Making for quite a similar scene, another CSX Q389 with a YN2 C40-8W leader rolls through Mentor, Ohio around noon.
Roadrailers sprint upgrade into Caliente, California. Roadrailers were Semi trailers with railroad trucks and rode directly on the rail. This operation was short lived on Tehachapi.
A long Q389 roars past milepost 159 with a YN2 paint C40-8W on the point
Once CSXT trains hit the CFRC territory, they gain "Z" symbols, which is funny if you consider this was once their domain. For several months, we would get the Taft-Waycross mixed assem... (more)
TV-2M negotiates the tight confines of the Conemaugh River gorge approaching Bolivar, Pa.
CN C40-8W 2162 and C40-8 2123 lead an empty sand train away from its origin at Swan Landing, passing Mile 196.5 of CN's scenic Edson Sub.
The Langley woodyard spur in Notasugla stopped seeing routine use for pulpwood loading over many years ago, but it does still find action as a place to park defective cars or locomotives. This we... (more)
KCS I-VNKC (CSX Q107) sits at East Mexico, waiting for a new crew.