Two armor yellow units pulling and two pushing on the back end take this intermodal move west on the Sunset Route past the Imperial Sugar factory.
Two KCS motors in the "Southern Belle" livery bring a lengthy haul of stacks through Sugar Land past the Imperial Sugar plant, running alongside US Route 90A.
As the golden hour begins, we get lucky with a two train meet at MP 183. Mixed freight Q393 brings a mammoth consist west while Q262 speeds east on track 1.
One of the staple auto trains on this line has a worn SD60 motor trailing through Palatine Bridge.
As the sun dips further behind the tree line, autoracks headed for Massachusetts roll down the banks of the Mohawk River with a CitiRail unit, a BNSF motor, and a CSX unit third out.
A midget-sized intermodal train carrying single-digit and single-stacked cars blows through Amsterdam past Quist Rd. This is CSX's new train with service between Montreal and Atlanta.
An intermodal bound for Norfolk highballs through the small town of Abingdon and past the venerable N&W CPL signals.
CSO-2 accelerates through Hartford with the RailAmerica schemed GP38 in the lead and a consist of cars for Wallingford in tow. The newly constructed Fastrak busway is to the left of the main.
In the last rays of sunlight the day has to offer, an intermodal move races across the falls, stacks in tow.
An eastward bound CSX oil move sports a pair of NS locomotives, the second of which is painted in OLS livery, the 9252.
A couple of NS horses lead double stacks west through the Flats of Cleveland. The Key Bank tower and Quicken Loans Arena can be seen in the background of Cleveland's cityscape.
A mixed freight with a locomotive on both ends heads north on the Navasota sub past the searchlight signals at the junction.
A mixed freight backs into the West end of Englewood Yard with a pair of UP GEs in charge.
Quite an interesting lashup rolls by Blue Bell Park as the Aggies are in the middle of taking on the Fresno State Bulldogs.
A westbound "Empire Service" passes a slow moving Q161 which is awaiting the use of Track 1 behind the shorter and quicker train.