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.
A single Dash-9 struggles through the S-curve at Highland Cut.
Icicles linger into the morning before the sun reaches them as SRC 31 runs light to the station.
The D795 illuminates icicles inside the Jack's Mountain Tunnel. This shot required a 20 minute walk through the woods.
The irony is that about the only thing moving at normal speed is the railraod after a spring storm with a 1/2 inch of ice brought Southern Ontario to a halt last night
This ice formed during the trip back from Council Bluffs on Saturday night during a freezing rain storm. L569 is in the background, on the main, ready to depart for Marcus.
As the sun disappears on the horizon, VTR 311 charges through the rock cut in Cavendish Gulf at a blazing 10mph. Don't let appearances fool you, when I sank into the snow next to the track it was ... (more)
SD40-2 rolls downgrade on a cold February morning as giant icicles cling to the side of a large rock cut.
Coal loads from Ohio Valley Coal's Powhatan #6 mine are seen here headed to a transloading facility on the Ohio River as they pass through one of the cuts on the scenic Captina Secondary.
Green Mountain 305 enters a ice filled rock cut in the Cavendish Gulf as a light snow begins to fall.
A pair of icy crossing gates stand proudly next to the rails they guard.
For three days in a row, the Ski Train's run was cancelled due to operational delays from snow issues on the U.P. Moffat subdivision.