The Elusive Shot (for me). This is Q211 on today's version of its daily run over the CN&L Bridge into Columbia, SC. I have wanted to catch this shot for over two years, but the timing hasn... (more)
Who Will Win? Operating in Cayce Yard, a CSX local pulls around a Johnson Railway Service Alco RS-1 used by CMC Steel to move cars to and from its facility located near the CSX yard. The Al... (more)
Working on the Railroad. The Herzog MOW train works on a section of the Southern/NS R-Line in Cayce, SC, repairing the support for a rarely used side track in the area.
North to Linwood. NS 192 with an elephant-style power arrangement passes through Cayce, SC on its way to Andrews Yard in Columbia SC, an intermediate stop on its journey north. Here, 192 p... (more)
Magnolia Action. As NS 237 sits during a lengthy wait, NS 118 speeds past the historic Spartanburg Depot and across Magnolia Street as it heads north. A beautifully restored Southern Railw... (more)
BNSF Hotshot? In what appeared to be BNSF day on the NS main line through Spartanburg, SC, with several of the regular NS trains being led by BNSF power, this H2 locomotive leads the hots... (more)
Go Terriers! This SD40-2 heads over this bridge marked for the Wofford Terriers near the CSX yard located in Spartanburg, SC.
Late Freight! After being delayed by an unrelated incident involving Amtrak 19, this intermodal closely follows the hotshot NS 204 through Spartanburg on its way north. Lots of people are ... (more)
BNSF leading NS on CSX. BNSF 969, a Dash 9 with the H1 scheme, leads NS P65 up the CSX's CN&L line from Columbia with a load of woodchips. NS has trackage rights on the CN&L to its retaine... (more)
Irmo Coal. CSXT N320 heads through Irmo, SC carrying a load of coal to the Santee-Cooper generation facilities at Cross, SC
Stretched Out! CSX 969 leads a long coal train through Columbia toward the Andrews Yard crossover. The rear of the train stretches across Rosewood Drive, Assembly Street, and Whaley Street... (more)
Afternoon Intermodal. A late running NS 238 heads past the Amtrak Station in Columbia, SC on its way to Andrews Yard and then to the port at Charleston, SC.
Train Meetings. As a Metro train departing NoMa-Gallaudet U station meets one heading into the station, an Amtrak train heads into Union Station while a MARC unit awaits its next assignmen... (more)
Busy Day! There's a lot going on at Union Station today. The Metro heads out from NoMa-Gallaudet U toward Union Station. Several MARC units wait around the depot area as another MARC train ... (more)
Long Waiting Train. Q211 waits near the Columbia Amtrak Depot for permission to proceed through Devine Junction and into Cayce Yard. This particular Q211 is very long, with the train stret... (more)