A CSX SD70MAC basks in the sun in Beauharnois a few hours before sunset. With EMD's being stored in large number on CSX, it was a nice surprise to encounter this unit here.
A Line of locomotives in storage with the possibility of seeing the light of day once again.
Burlington Northern's sharp looking SD70MACs rapidly took over the majority of the coal business as their numbers increased and were augmented by BNSF units in the Grinstein colors as well as the ... (more)
In high winds with blowing snow, SD70MAC No. 8903 pushes on the rear of an eastbound BNSF coal drag at Cameron, IL. Less than a half mile in the other direction, the Transcon flies over this main ... (more)
A pair of Burlington Northern SD70MACs lead an empty coal train through Hinsdale, IL. Tom Golden photo.
An empty BNSF iron ore train heads back to Minnesota for another load of taconite. Directly in front of us is the Mississippi, covered in snow and ice.
CSX Train Q524 heads South through Black Creek, AL. As they get ready to enter Boyles Yard to yard their Train
An empty hopper train departs Cumberland on the Mountain Sub.
A short distance east of Alliance, the 9601 East is just beginning its journey across the Sandhills Sub, a sparsely populated region of prairie grass hills, aquifer lakes, grazing cows and coal tr... (more)
A Chili-MAC bring up the rear of an empty Georgia Power Plant R.W. Scherer coal train, passing the old Spring Street Tower.
Q619 has just emerged from the confines of the sturdy steel bridge built across the Chattahoochee River by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company back in 1914. The train has only a few hundred feet... (more)
A northbound BNSF manifest meets a southbound coal train headed for the Ft. Scott Sub with three new ACEs for DPUs on the rear.
Late on a warm afternoon, a southbound BNSF coal train roars past the greenery that surrounds Tower 60 and the Trinity River.
Coal loads meet empties just east of Biggsville on the former CB&Q main line through Illinois.
The "Spirit of Cumberland" leads empty autorack train Q217-24, west across the Thomas Viaduct.