On a day of mixed clouds and sunshine, a tank train rolls through the trench with Ginko trees and downed leaves substituting for rays of sunlight.
NS 9739 with a very long RoadRailer consist leans into the curve at the east end of the Conway yard.
Freight at first light. Sunrise catches an eastbound on the bridge.
A 4 unit consist headed by #61 has just uncoupled from a string of hoppers in Port-Alfred and is in the process of running around the string of cars and heading back into town.
Sunrise catches CSXT 8421 moving an empty string of container cars through a light fog outside the container facility.
Yard switcher 8258 shuffles a deck of BNSF autoracks.
The silence before sunrise - all is quiet in the autorack yard.
Ladies in waiting: The rising sun catches CSX #5351, #5383 and BNSF #5126 at rest in a light fog waiting for the morning call to duty.
Autorack still life
In the pre-dawn light it's just FRED rolling though Fostoria fog.
In the pre-dawn hours a string of tank cars slowly wend their way through the yard towards the hump.
It's 5:28 AM and the yard switchers are busy shoving cars through the light fog and up and over the hump.
The engine crew exchange waves with a local farmer as LC #40 rolls by.
#40 quenches her thirst before retiring for the evening.
#60 emerges from the bridge portal.