Mexican Stand-off, sort of. The line up at Mexico this afternoon from left to right include yard job Y192 getting ready to tie onto another cut of cars to be humped, 8644 and the rest of the power... (more)
A trio of CSX Dash 8's provided the power for Q130 during its trip over Sand Patch to the west. However, the less mountainous terrain to the east allow for one of the units to be dropped at Cumber... (more)
Q368's running a little later than normal today and has a pretty long train as well. Here they shove back into the East Receiving yard as they had to cut the train in two for room to fit.
A couple of the Erie bretheren congregate at the east end of the yard at Cumberland. In front 233 and 395 are backing down Number 1 to tie on to empty hopper train E819, while 405 and 431 sit on t... (more)
The Deuce is loose! Number 2 heads east on Number 2 at Mexico. E819 waits on Number 1 for it to clear behind lone ES44AH 811.
Wearing GE builder number 49544, and having rolled out of Erie in December of 1996, CSX CW44AC 256 leads a coal train out of the Cumberland Terminal. The train loaded at Bailey Mine on the former ... (more)
Trains Trains Everywhere! U306 leads the pack, followed by V634 who needed marker attention, Q368 power sits by the tower, and D721 with Ex RF&P unit sits on 1 waiting to get into the yard.
ABC's Good Morning America train dodges the tree shadows as it exits the east end of the Cumblerland Terminal at Mexico.
Genesis: the beginning of, origin. Fittingly Genesis 159 is at the beginning of its train, the beginning of the run for its crew, the beginning of the Cumberland Terminal, and heading for the orig... (more)
This is why I like Mexico. Eastbound Q376 heads out of the yard onto 2 main while the K505 Steel slab train puts the hammer down on 1 track headed for a recrew at the lane.
Q376 heads out of Terminal on #2 track while the K505 steel slab train has the hammer down on #1 track headed for a recrew at the lane and eventually a helper west of Franklin St.
Q641 backs into the east end of the yard and past the tower at Mexico. In the background a pair of SD40-2's wait patiently to get back to work on the hump.
An incident at the east end of the hump required Buffalo to Cumberland frieght Q641 to pull down to Mexico and then back into the yard at the end of its run.
The power for Q376 has pulled up to Mexico to cross over and then back on to its train. Coal train U306 also sits at the east end of the yard.