Amtrak 706 is eastbound on the Chicago line and smokin' through High bridge, NY at 79mph. Standing trackside was just plain cool.
Former N&W 1355, now owned by BDL Company, works east on the Finger Lakes Railways Auburn Branch with two CSX boxcars. Of course it's raining and dark but ISO1600 and f1.4 nailed it anyway.
Eastbound Q695 passes under the C&O signals at the WE of Big Sandy Pass. The signals are on CSX's hit list and will not survive the summer.
After getting the first clear signal of the day, U703 cranks it up to track speed and leaves a trail of coal dust in her wake.
T695 is eastbound down the Big Sandy Sub passing AEP's Big Sandy Steam Plant near Zelda, Ky.
Eastbound Q695 crosses Bear Creek with CSX 399 & 32 in command on a perfect July afternoon.
WB U704 rolls under the C&O signals at the EE of Louisa with 120 loaded tubs for Newport News. These signals will soon be history, this photographer is standing beside the new signals stored trac... (more)
T695 waits in the siding at the EE of Big Sandy Pass for two westbound coal drags..
A EB loaded Grain Train heads up the Big Sandy near RB Cabin at Walbridge, KY with pure EMD power.
UP power treads lightly and slowly out the former Dawkins Sub trailing flat cars for storage at Evanston. This is reported to be Corman's first revenue run on the line. Bring on the coal!
A set of UP EMDs work out RJ Corman's new EKY line with 38 flatcars at Collista, KY. Word is RJ is storing cars on the line until coal business develops. Whatever the case, this was a very rare ... (more)
Eastbound with 125 mtys, U938-16 ties up traffic in downtown Louisa on the Big Sandy.
WB U925-15 passes the abandoned Ridgeway Fuels loadout at Patrick on the Big Sandy Sub with 148 loaded tubs bound for the Toledo Docks.
An Extra South passes the idled McVicker Mine loadout at Millard on the Big Sandy Sub. The mtys behind the loadout are stored hoppers.
The cows don't seem to notice as two big GE's roll mtys toward Martin Yard through some rare pasture land in Floyd county.