CSX Y220 eases through the span over the Middle Chute of Ohio River on its way to Jeff Yard in Jeffersonville, IN at dusk. A flock of Canada Geese flies past while a variety wading birds and a fi... (more)
You know the day is going your way when the IAIS crew stops their engine on the bridge so you can get the over under. Hell they even released their pet hawk as well!
It is somewhat unusual to see a pair of SD40-2s leading a CSX road train on the River Subdivision in 2012. Here a pair of ex-Conrail units (in this case, ex-CR 6463 & 6480) bring Q268 across Over... (more)
A very rare late running SU100 makes it's way into Little Ferry yard limits in nice moring sun as a few geese swin about.
Having met two westbound trains at Warner siding, a KLBG2 (Long Beach, CA - Global 2, IL) stack train descends the 0.8% grade of the Lynndyl Sub while splitting a classic US&S signal pairing just ... (more)
This once was the sizeable B&O Rossford yard but has long since dwindled down to just a handful of tracks and a field gradually being overtaken by trees. Nature is asserting her dominance.
It's a bird...it's a train! Local crew with extra power is spotting a loaded Florida Rock train while a Great Blue Heron takes flight.
Fishermen pay little or no attention to the Conrail local rolling past them while two ducks take refuge from the photographer in the water. The sun is only a few minutes from setting but still bat... (more)
Grand Central Terminal serves over 700,000 commuters every work day. It is the main station for the USA's largest commuter railroad, Metro-North. Surprising to me, GCT is the sixth most popular to... (more)
Illinois & Midland's RS1325 30 passes a farm pond with Canada geese as the train returns to Powerton yards at Pekin on Monday morning after a quick trip to Havana.
STEVE SMEDLEY PHOTO
Cruising over Lake Decatur on the old Wabash Railroad bridge. The lake is usually frozen this time of year, but a warm winter produces calm waters and a place for geese to swim.
Another successful sunrise in the city of Toronto exposing the hotshot, "slick" expressway. This train is usually a nocturnal run through Toronto but due to the beautiful rising sun this photo was... (more)
As the sun rises from the horizon train K702 races north on CSXT's River Subdivision.
SA31 cruises over fresh ballast on the Freehold Industrial Track which was dumped after Hurricane Irene caused Lake Manalapan to rise and weaken the causeway and bridge approach.
With their work complete around Warsaw, this tie train heads south past the local water hole where birds of all kinds have joined the cattle for the evening.