Still in Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia markings, 5009 is the second unit in what will be a 50-car coal train. If only this were one of the Tiger-Stripe BN GP50's...
4051 idles at the Ashby Yards Diesel Shop
Here about to cross Mount Pleasant Road
The local returns to the yard
It has been explained to me that CSX rented these locomotives and the set of ballast hoppers to transport ballast between Waterloo, WI and MOW projects on the western end of CSX's system, and that... (more)
Holy cheese, Batman! Two Wisconsinites, WSOR 4050 (Ex-UP B4281/UP 4281/MP 3281) and 4051 (Ex-UP 9924/UP 4233/MP 3233) lead a train into Howell. Exactly what they're doing in southern Indiana is ... (more)
Northbound manifest out of Evansville
A westbound empty coal unit train (surprise!) blasts through the rock cut at Barretts and into the bright mid-afternoon sun on a blisteringly hot day.
Westbound manifest drifts downgrade at Valley Park adhering to the 10 m.p.h. speed restriction.
A w/b manifest with a colorful quartet of power books it out of Eureka. The fact that this line sees only about 6 trains a day made this rare Canadian catch all the more special.
The Dupo Transfer comes off the Macarthur Bridge into downtown St. Louis.
A westbound manifest passes a crewless consist at Eureka.
A westbound manifest swings through Kirkwood at sunset.
In her first ever freight assignment, UP's Western Pacific Heritage unit awaits her crew for this hotshot intermodal at 3:00 in the morning.
A manifest backs into the Valley off of the KCS at evening.