Historic Consist. On this day, near Columbia, SC, we had an amazing consist on what usually is a fairly humdrum daily train, NS 192. It was led by a BNSF SD70 MAC in the older paint scheme... (more)
With spring in full bloom, a westbound empty grain train rolls through Prichard, W.VA., on NS' former Norfolk & Western Kenova District in far western West Virginia.
The stillness of the Frog Pond near Trout Creek allows for a nice reflection as BNSF 6310 leads an eastbound coal empty across the causeway on Montana Rail Link.
The sun just made it above the horizon as two K36 passing Lava tank.
New England Central Railroad’s St. Albans, Vermont to Palmer, Massachusetts train 324/611-05 exits the Bellows Falls tunnel with the NECR SD40M-2 quartet, NECR 3474, 3405, 3478, and 3475.
"Last Inbound of the Year at Bridge"
CSX Y102(31) brings the last New York & Atlantic inbound for the year over the ex-NYNH&H Fresh Pond Bridge.
A BNSF grainer makes a grand entrance into the sunshine of eastern Skamania County.
With the temperature hovering around 7°F and 10 mph wind gusts the TP&W local proceeds westbound across the Wabash River after switching cars in the Logansport, IN 18th Street yard around noon Sat... (more)
The first Surfliner of the day, Train 768 Southbound to Los Angeles, heads into a January sunrise.
With five different railroads represented in the lashup, the combined empty oil trains K637 and K635 head west on CSX. Locomotives:CP 9754 AC44CWCN 2030 C40-8KCS 4192 SD70ACe<... (more)
Canadian National standard cab leads Norfolk southern manifest train 16T towards Harrisburg on its way to Allentown on a frigid Winter evening..
Paint schemes old and new: On location of the old Jefferson Proving Grounds in Madison, Indiana rests the shops of the Madison Railroad. This facility was once used for munitions testi... (more)
“Cumulonimbus Capillatus Incus” ~ Cum-u-what? Yeah, that’s Greek, I mean Latin for the ominous anvil cloud formation that hangs over the elevations of the pristine-pine-covered Coeur d’Alene Natio... (more)
Heading home to Cheyenne after trip to the Bay Area
Chesapeake & Ohio GP9 No. 5940 dressed up for the Shenandoah Valley crosses over the SVRR's large trestle at Verona with 18 empty cars for the Buckingham Branch interchange at Staunton.