Night moves with a good moon rising over the South Branch.
#91 is ex-SBVR 6447 nee-NS 2002/N&W 5002/N&W 716
For a long time, you could still find DRGW paint in North Yard. This one still has what used to be gyralights, too.
Chasing the circus train became an annual tradition for me in 1983, and I did my best to make time for it all the way up to the very end.
Q456 is getting out of town quite early today. After it moves under the overpass, it hits the TOFC signal and is on CFRC territory.
A meet....of two CSX thru trains....on CFRC....in daylight...in 2017?? Why, yes. Weekends tend to be just like the old days at times, especially with construction on the "Phase II" of ... (more)
K301 has just passed under US 301 at South Tampa before hitting the YN signal at the north end of the yard, heading from New Wales to Big Bend.
It was very poetic that the last time I shot an active circus train, it was here at this same spot, looking the other way in the morning. Now, with the last rays of the light, the curtain falls on... (more)
In the great many years I've been documenting the circus trains, I've always wanted to shoot "the other way" from Orient Road to get the train snaking into the yard. Something has alway... (more)
The CSX motor everyone on the East Coast came to know, it would seem. It had the unenviable task of guiding the Ringling "funeral train" home from NY to FL with a mix of both Red and Bl... (more)
On display along the mainline, has since been restored with proper paint.
Waycross local heading up to Patterson.
This may very well have been part of the Locomotive Specialists' collection, but it was parked on the Progress side and they pretty much keep everything at Patterson now. Was seen a year later up... (more)