A spring snowstorm hits the former New York Central mainline as a Chicago-bound intermodal blasts through.
Hyndman, PA 7/5/2013 - The westbound Q-217 is racing along the flatlands just ahead of the stiff climb over the former B&O's Sand Patch Grade. The GE C-40-8CW helper engine 7695 is already shoving... (more)
Power for Q456 & Q178.
Q620 manifest twists and turns into the setting sun in Northern New York.
Q620 pulls through Potsdam on the St. Lawrence Sub. A contrast of GE vs EMD. Wide cab vs spartan cab. YN2 vs YN3. C40-8W and SD40-2 for power.
Q620 heads south out of Massena Yard, entering the St. Lawrence Subdivision at "BROUSE." C40-8W and SD40-2 for power.
Making it's way over Hickory Creek, the daily Q539 rumbles south toward Duff Mountain. With four clunker motors, it won't need help over the grade this day.
Q582 crosses the "new" bridge over the Tennessee River at Bridgeport. The old bridge, upon which a walking trail has recently been constructed, still stands to the right. This is actually a drawbr... (more)
Number 397 has just finished surmounting Bakerstown Hill...and soon will be in Mars
7695 and 8535 wait for their next assignment.