A new day breaks on the famed Blue Ridge Grade as threatening clouds roll in from the west overhead the 1940's era CPL's which have sadly now been removed.
DWARFED BY NIGHT One of only a small handful of US&S type-C dwarf signals, a favorite of the Norfolk & Western, lights up the ballast at Cloverdale just as it has for nearly eight decades.
Working hard through the pines of Chester County, a Lancaster and Chester grain train snakes it's way east to the Circle S facility in Richburg with an interesting set of motors on point.
The golden light of a beautiful sunrise reflects off the plume of N&W 611 on a chilly spring morning as it stomps off the grounds of the NCTM, beginning it's long day of pulling an excursion to Ly... (more)
Prior to entering the famed Southern Loops of Norfolk Southern's S-Line, NS p87 passes a quant mountain scene just west of the community of Old Fort, NC, complete with seasonal trees and a very ac... (more)
Continuing northward along the Crescent corridor admid the heart of a late January night, Amtrak 20 blasts through the town of Lowell, NC, ducking below the Brosnan era signal bridge that has prot... (more)
Working along the former Southern Railway V-Line, the River Street local, p22, passes the diverging point of the Donaldson Branch with a former Southern Railway GP38-2 in charge.
Reflected crisply by a trackside puddle, power lies dormant for the weekend at the small yard in Radford.
In the day's last light, NS p67 diverges off the Greenville District main and heads toward Anderson on the old Z-Line, passing the former Southern Railway depot in Seneca with an endangered Ex Sou... (more)
Lightning pops out of a distant thunderhead as the prairie winds carry it across the open plains while the beautiful center of our Milky Way Galaxy rises high above the New Mexico landscape and th... (more)
Red lights in the purple sky. The CPL's at Abingdon no longer stand; leaving this scene without the charm it withheld for nearly a century.
An almost fully circular space rock rises in the east as southbound intermodal 213 wonders down the Greenville District bound for Atlanta.
It's harsh out there...
The dual Southern Railway signal bridges that protected the crossover in Danville, VA called as “Bentley" were taken down, after some 75 years of service on the railroad, on January 28th, 2017. On... (more)
With a short train in tow, the Anderson job works toward Gluck, crossing Sayre Street, as the morning sun looks on amidst a beautiful January day.