A single unit struggles to haul 20T to the summit of the Ft. Wayne Line at Highland Cut.
An empty hopper train approaches the icicle draped tunnel at Harper, Virginia, immediately north of Big Stone Gap.
An empty coal train heads downhill past the Cassandra overlook where large icicles have formed, with a pair of helpers supplying braking.
Following the ice storm that has crippled Southern Indiana and nearly the entire state of Kentucky, a CSX powered coal empty heads North along EVWR tracks towards Illinois through fog and the ice ... (more)
After two forty hour shifts with the Lexington Fire Dept, and days without power, I finally can post pics from the ice storm. Thousands are still without power as I post this. Here's hoping everyo... (more)
With the winds blowing up to 25-35 mph, and wind chills as low as -20, it made for cold/icy day as seen by the rear unit on this Russell Job as they head into the siding at Ossian to meet the Davi... (more)
Ex D&RGW lcomotive 473 charges toward the slide and drift area below Cascade. With a bulldozer and flanger. the line will be opened for the first time in a week after continued efforts by MOW and ... (more)
Train time at MERC. A loaded train enters Midwest Energy as a empty train creeps towards the switch. The icicles hanging from the Ace's tells the story of how cold it was, -15 degrees.
DM&E 3801 idles in front of the yard office that is laced with icicles.
Draped in snow and ice, this Southern Pacific in costume only unit is quite used to winter, having spent years battling Canadian snows having been built for CN. Once it pulled passenger trains fo... (more)
picture says it all
NECR train 323 heads north out Claremont. Todays' power is the GCSX 7362 and NECR 5032.
In one of the few spots in the Northeast where the entire train can be seen, a clean pair of ex-Conrail SD60Is lead a coal drag east on track 1 as see from the railfan bridge at Cassandra. You ca... (more)
Eastbound mixed freight grinds uphill with it's 10,200 ton train going by the icicle fence as seen from the railfan bridge in Cassandra with a light flurry in the air.
The ice flies as contact is made with the icicles hanging from the west portal. Icicles always make for some interesting moments for crews at Mingo Tunnel.