An Ex-Union Pacific SD90MAC leads an empty autorack train westbound around the curves in downtown Jefferson City, Tennessee.
The first run! NS/Southern 3170 makes a run westbound with a loaded sand train in tow, most of the hoppers still in Southern paint.
A classic EMD SD60 leads a southbound AGS freight past the crossover at Wauhatchie. There is another SD60 behind this one, and then four more EMDs. This is a train that was worthy of chasin for mi... (more)
This Southern Railway GP30 has definitely seen its better days. From the looks of it, there was easy access to the locomotive for people with spray paint. It is now tucked away and safe, awaiting ... (more)
After a 37 hour stint tied down on a side track in Knoxville, a mixed freight heads west behind a rather flashy visitor. Union Pacific 1982, the Missouri Pacific heritage SD70ACe, is pulling this ... (more)
Driving at 60 miles per hour along U.S. Highway 27, pacing this southbound grain train, a fellow rail photographer tells me that I have about five seconds to get a really cool shot at this upcomin... (more)
The Missouri Pacific heritage SD70ACe sits on the bicycle track in Bearden, just west of Willoughby Interlocking in Knoxville, Tennessee. This train had a plethora of problems including a boxcar l... (more)
This locomotive sure has a history. It started as Southern Railway 6913, then was purchased by NJT for commuter service. After a graceful run with NJT, it sat dormant for years before being purcha... (more)
Two Executive SD70MACs lead an empty NS coal train up the grade at Whiteside.
A southbound intermodal slowly gains speed as it heads toward Tunnel 25 on the CNO&TP. This scene is no longer as interesting as it would have been even a few short weeks ago, when a Southern Rail... (more)
I had almost all but forgot about this photo, but I don't know how. This was one of my favorite photos from 2014, taken on my one day trip north on the CSX KD with a fellow photographer. Here we s... (more)
The cleanest standard cab of the day was this SD50 in Boxcar Logo leading a southbound loaded rail train across the Clinch River.
I managed to get ahead of the loaded grain train at Clinch River due to southbound movements, and this is what the opportunity yielded.
An outing with a great photographer friend yeilded a plethora of trains. This was the first train of the day, as there was still some lingering snow to see between the rails.
A great day for standard cabs on CSX! To start the parade was a CSX northbound grain train with a nice SD50 leader flies north at South Amherst.