A severe thunderstorm is pouring rain on the CSX Taft yard in Orlando. Note the railroad crossing sign next to the CSX 7914 as the crew waits the storm out before doing more switching.
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CSX 6451, GP-30 2323 and GP-38 2059 work on gathering their train together in preparation to leave Taft yard. A few hours later the yard would be hit with severe thunderstorms.
KCS 4142 and UP 5473 are DPUs on a southbound coal train as it rolls through the Highway 270 crossing north of Mena, Arkansas.
KCS 4142 and UP 5473 are DPUs pushing hard on a coal train as it approaches the summit at Rich Mountain.
FEC 507 brings a train south into the Cocoa yard.
CSX 8782 and 7866 sit on the spur track off of the CSX Taft yard. Don't know how much longer these SD60Ms will remain on the CSX roster.
Four of a kind. CSX 5555 sits in the Taft Yard on a cool January morning.
CP 9353 accelerates north out of the KCS Heavener Yard with an empty coal train.
A sandstorm is kicking up a lot of dust as former SP 6312 heads west, while CSX 423 picks up cars from the Southwestern Railroad.
The flowers are in bloom as Conrail 6381 and 6372 shove hard on the rear end of a westbound manifest train as it goes around the famous Horseshoe Curve.
UP 9989 and ex Rio Grande 1355 sit in the Roseville yard. Note the SP Rotaries in the distance to the right.
As the tail end of FEC train 210 enters Bowden yard, FEC train 101, led by 817, pulls out of the yard and begins the trip down to Miami.
CNW 411, Pan Am 1, and EMD 103 wait their turn to go out on the turntable for the Streamliners at Spencer Event.
SOO Line 2500 prepares to roll out onto the turntable during the Streamliners at Spencer event.
I recently came across my father's old train log book, which he wrote at the age of 11 in 1948. He talked about going from Detroit to Collingswood, NJ to visit his great uncle, Robert F. Mckee, w... (more)