We are in the cab of UP 9121 as it leads CNW train PRITA on the Adams Line at Randolph, WI. The bridge crosses the WSOR (ex-MILW) line to Cambria.
This bridge over the New River was constructed in the early '70s to link the former N&W main with the former Virginian. From this point upriver to Kellysville, the old VGN was then abandoned, with... (more)
A northbound empty hopper train rolls through fall colors at Hubbard Springs, VA, on CSX's ex-L&N Cumberland Valley Division. The train is en route from Erwin, TN to Loyall, KY. Today, this route ... (more)
Empty ballast train W074 passes the Montgomery yard limit sign, better known as XXB 171.8 when listening on a scanner, as it begins the journey to the Vulcan Materials quarry in Loachapoka. This ... (more)
An NS empty train sits behind the business district in Appalachia, VA awaiting a recrew before continuing up the former Interstate Railroad to Norton.
A new GE is the rear unit of a pusher set, working at full throttle to keep the slack bunched on a 90 car coal train assaulting the 1.7 percent "Goose Neck"--complete with 14 degree reve... (more)
The V37, with an increasingly rare C40-8, works Radford yard framed under the N&W CPL signals guarding the interlocking.
3 C&NW coal trains are waiting for crews before they can depart Bill WY. Coal trains frequently outnumbered residents here.
A northbound empty hopper train holds at the crossover at Oaks, TN as a southbound general freight grinds upgrade on the opposite main. This roughly three-mile stretch of reverse running double tr... (more)
Awaiting the arrival of 203 from Alexandria so that the two trains can be combined
CSX automotive train 237 passes a farm south of Lebanon Junction, KY. Leading the southbound though the morning mist are C40-8 7560 and SD50 8518.
Q540 rolls over the high bridge over Cove Creek as it climbs Lake City Hill.
Three recently washed former C&NW C40-8s lug 60 cars loaded with limestone up Proctor Hill with eventual delivery to U.S. Steel's Minntac mine at Mountain Iron, Minnesota. Lead 2112 wears CN's pri... (more)
Getting ready to raise the roof. CN 401 with clean C40-8 CN 2025 leading is passing through a short tunnel on CN's Montreal sub in Montreal West. Soon a Mammoet crane will remove the roof f... (more)
Bound for Vermont. Very clean standard cab CN 2130 is leading CN 324 out of Taschereau Yard on a lovely spring morning as it passes under a signal bridge on CN's Montreal sub. It is on its ... (more)