As night falls, NS crew switches at Streator Yard
CSXT local job heads West out of the East Syracuse DeWitt Yard. Locomotives: CSXT 2625 and CSXT 6055
HLCX 665 is one of a series of GP40s rebuilt for Amtrak service with "pass-through" HEP. These units were an interim measure to relieve a power shortage. While most units were painted in Amtrak "p... (more)
Engineer Woolard brings the power off the 101 through the middle crossover to pick up the engine from the 200 job.
CSX's J747 power idles away overnight as Iowa Interstate's BICB passes by on its way to Council Bluffs.
Georgia Central L781 trundles through Tarrytown on the old MD&S toward Dublin then eventually Macon. The 2038 is the last HOG painted unit in service.
"Dividing Route 1"
CSS 2000 (GP38-2) leads CSS AF-4 westbound down 11th street in Michigan City, Indiana as conductor Matt waves on. Here it passes the original Michigan City CSS station on its way to the BRC.
CSS 2002 (GP38-2) leads a 50 car CSS PF-10 down 11th street in Michigan City, Indiana.
As night falls, NS crew clears switches at Streator Yard
The Lordsburg Division dispatcher has taken the Cotton Belt 9712 east up the shorter north track between Tucson and Mescal, allowing this APL doublestack to across the large Cienega Creek bridge.
Cotton Belt 9648 leads an eastbound doublestack through the curves at Empirita.
Apalachicola Northern #2058 has been reassigned to G&W sister road Bay Line Railroad.
With 4-axle power assigned in Bakersfield, a westbound pig train starts the long climb to the summit of Franklin Canyon at Maltby. The big oil storage tanks in the distance belong to Getty Oil.
After about 7 inches of snow falling across Central Illinois, the first train of the day on the Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad cuts across the Illinois plains. With the FURX 5551 and HLCX 421... (more)