The WE Medora signals light up as J780 enters the block. This was the last intact siding between Seymour and Mitchell...but it has since been torn out. All the trappings of a classic line are here... (more)
J780 leans into the curve at East End Tunnelton, another former siding control point. The siding and dwarf signals governing it were removed in the mid-2010s.
J780 is in the home stretch on its run to Mitchell, exiting the west portal of Big Tunnel.
Seen now on the opposite side of the Brownstown siding, J780 stops and proceeds from the westbound signal at W.E. Brownstown. Situations like this are common during a J780 chase, allowing for some... (more)
With their switching at Butlerville and North Vernon complete, J780 crawls west towards Mitchell, seen here passing the East End Brownstown bracket signal. As made evident by the name of the contr... (more)
J780 has begun its first run of the week, seen here about to drop a cut of cars at East End Butlerville. Signal replacements are imminent on the Indiana Sub, and Butlerville is on the chopping blo... (more)
As the morning fog burns off, J780 begins its eastward run. This is the only train these days lighting up the CPLs at WE Tunnelton, once the site of a short siding perfect for meeting hot passenge... (more)
CSX J780 is the only train polishing the rails west of Seymour on the B&O St. Louis Line.
"Inspecting Over Steel"
NYSW ran the Norfolk Southern Track Geometry Train over the CNYK Southern Tier, seen here crossing the Delaware River in Hancock as they head east for Por... (more)
Meatball on the Portal - The AEM-7s have all been retired, but not this 100+ year old bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor. Here at the Hackensack River 4 tracks merge into two with a s... (more)
A local geep working MC Yard
"Outlawed in Riverdale"
NYS&W WS-6 with CSX 2782 passes the power for road train SU-99.
Heavy Horsepower on a Pint-Sized Local
The Sparta local is running East past the predominantly empty Butler Yard. The crew will stop in just a few miles at Pompton Junction to ... (more)