Tthis coal train had alot problems climbing the .40% grade out of the Mississippi River Valley between Gladstone and Kirkwood. Eventually the train stalled here at Kirkwood and the crew is now out... (more)
As we approach the shortest daylight hours of the year here in Alaska, even the trains are in short supply. Not many trains at all on the south end of the RR, one that did run was the annual Holid... (more)
A Grinstein green MAC leads a westbound empty RWSX coal train.
Loaded Auto rack Q234 with a SD70MAC leader crosses the Mohawk River heading east.
Darkness settles on the mountains of eastern Kentucky as a gloomy April afternoon winds down to an end and CSX W0086, an empty ballast train for Greenwood, SC, begins its trip down the famed route... (more)
BNSF SD70MAC 9989 brings up the rear of this eastbound stack train at Ash Hill.
CSX G224-10 (Emporia,IN-Chattanooga,TN) is doing the best it can to maintain a speed of 35 mph as the weight of the loaded grain train is challenging the motive power on the foot of Seven-Mile Hil... (more)
It's great to see an Executive MAC on point again.
A couple of MACs have last nights 130S well in hand as they pass the high/wide detector at White's Crossing. It is rare to catch the southbound freight so far from Anchorage during the daylight ho... (more)
More and more MAC's are showing up in Colorado, with a noticeable uptick of MAC assisted coal trains running along the Front Range.
135 slowly climbs the loops in western North Carolina with a mixed bag of power on this beautiful late Winter afternoon.
With a killer lashup of all EMD plus the CNW heritage unit, this Waycross bound freight passes through on the CSX Fitzgerald Sub in the cover of darkness.
A matched pair of Executive MAC's are waiting in Longmont, Colorado for their next run.
On a gorgeous winter afternoon, the "Longmont Switch" races by farm fields that have had their fertilizer (cow manure) laid down recently just north of Longmont, Colorado on February 27,... (more)
A rare sight to see in 2018. With much of the BNSF SD70MAC fleet either mothballed or sold to Progress Rail, it's quite the sight to see an SD70MAC in Executive Paint still owned by BNSF. Seen her... (more)