Pacing the River. The Potomac Eagle's B&O F7 leads a passenger train alongside the South Branch Potomac with the mountains in the background. Taken on a well-done and enjoyable Lerro Photo... (more)
Out of the Light and Into the Darkness. As the early morning sun breaks the night, NS 203 heads down the Southern Main through Beaumont and into Magnolia on its way south.
Mountain Running. The Potomac Eagle's B&O F7 runs through the mountains of West Virginia on a Lerro Photography Photo Charter. This was one of the few instances of sun that we had on what ... (more)
On the Way Through Harpers Ferry. A CSX autorack train exits the tunnel as it heads west on the Cumberland Sub.
Bridging the Potomac. The Capitol Limited exits the Harpers Ferry tunnel and crosses the Potomac on its way to pick up a small group of passengers, including two persons that have biked th... (more)
River Freight. A GP60 leads the local back toward Columbia and across the Congaree River. This local, P85, only recently started working this part of Columbia and returns late morning to t... (more)
Across the Congaree. A late running Silver Star crosses the Congaree River into Columbia, SC, where it will then head north on CSX's fairly moribund Hamlet Sub, on which the only through t... (more)
Little Train that Could. This GP40 had to work pretty hard to pull some heavy tanker cars up this obviously old track near Assembly Street in Columbia. In fact, this was the second effort ... (more)
Southern Dinner Train. This nicely-maintained GP38 rests on a Saturday afternoon before pulling the Valentine's Dinner Train that evening. My wife and I would ride behind this train and en... (more)
Running Local. The local Lugoff-Cayce turn begins pulling from the Amtrak Station in Columbia, SC, on its way to Cayce Yard to deliver some freight, including a few cars with some fresh sme... (more)
Through the Junction. NS 238 arrives from Spartanburg and passes by two signals in the Ditch, one on the left for CSX's CN&L line and one on the right for NS’s W line
Two Cabooses. The CPDR turbine run, with a trailing caboose for people to oversee the turbine, makes its way through the small town of Gray Court and past an old and faded caboose whose du... (more)
By the Depot. The CPDR turbine movement passes the old depot located in Fountain Inn on its way to deliver the GE turbine to CSX for transport to a customer.
CPDR Brings Good Things. Three CPDR GP38s bring a GE turbine slowly past the Simpsonville, SC clock tower for delivery to CSX in Laurens, SC.
Working the Switch. After having picked up three tank cars, this CSX local reverses into a siding to deliver the cars to Shaw Industries near Irmo, SC.