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A cold empty coke train is working its way south on the Buffalo and Pittsburgh railroad. These coke trains will continue to run across the line until the lakes thaw.
Lake effect snow has hammered Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania throughout the past few weeks, but that hasn't stopped ore from moving on the former Bessemer & Lake Erie railroad. Here, BL... (more)
Eastbound coal loads roll along the Colorado River in the Yarmony, CO area.
The westbound industry train rumbles past with a brand new SD70ace
SSW (Cotton Belt) SD45T-2 9404, Milwaukee Road GP40 2014, SP SW1500 2753, and SP GP9 3785 at SP Yard Ennis, Texas.
A pair of NS units bring up the rear of a Robert W Scherer coal train.
The southbound CSX Monroe, NC to Greenwood, SC local makes good time by the north end of the Cross Hill, SC, complete with the Seaboard vintage doll arm mast.
Union Pacific's D&RGW heritage SD70ACe leads a grain train south between Atlanta and Macon.
An NS Ace leads 36T as it clears the Erie searchlight signals at CP Rock Glen. The replacement signals have been put up, meaning these searchlights won't be around much longer.
It's Getting Cold Up HereThe first thick blanket of snow has fallen on the Altoona area, and NS is as busy as ever with extra intermodal traffic ahead of the holidays. This place ne... (more)
A rare sight on NS lines at least this far east as UP 1989 the Rio Grande Heritage unit passes just north of the small town of Reidsville with an intermodal train destined for Harrisburg, Pa.
Curving along the banks of the Missouri River at Lombard, Montana, on the morning of September 12, 2011, is Montana Rail Link’s 840 local powered by a matching set of MRL SD40-2XRs, Nos. 252 and 2... (more)
Smoke from the Thomas Fire, over 300 miles away in Ventura, makes for a smoke set over Jack London Square and a Union Pacific Manifest out of Oakland Yard.