Just a few minutes shy of midnight, a CSX westbound empty coal train sits in the siding at Watkins awaiting the pending arrival of an eastbound loaded train. The 1.7% eastbound grade is shown by the angle of the approaching headlight.
An ongoing/growing album of photos that IMHO reveal the awesome, but seldom seen beauty of railroads because most of us don't go out after sundown or before sunrise. From dusk to dawn, lights are on! (And I continue to find new "Lights In The Night"!)