“WM to the Rescue”At HX interlocking, a worn-looking former Western Maryland SD40, now the lead unit, begins to pull a long string of empty hoppers west, after being added to the head e... (more)
Sadly this is now the face of the latest extinct species as of 2016. Sadly no more chances to get a delicious rusted nosed dash 8 war wagon 'add on' leading a heavy oil south out of Selkirk in ... (more)
A new GE is the rear unit of a pusher set, working at full throttle to keep the slack bunched on a 90 car coal train assaulting the 1.7 percent "Goose Neck"--complete with 14 degree reve... (more)
On a dreary day on the former L&N, a trio of veteran CSX power leads a southbound empty hopper train out of Corbin, bound for Kopper Glo for loading off the KD sub.
After tying on it's battered C40-8 add on, the crew of K138-04 are given permission to depart for CP-12 off Bypass three. In the background a Q438 enters the Recieving Yard off the Inbound. To ... (more)
A wonderfully rusted out war wagon dash 8 leads a heavy loaded oil south on a warm early October afternoon.
When CSX purchased its C40-8s in the "stealth" paint scheme in 1989, my personal opinion (as well as many other rail observers) was less than positive. In retrospect, the big units looked rather i... (more)
A trio of UP motors are a little outnumbered by the CSX contingent at the Queensgate engine facility. The 7572 and its mate will drop the other GE's off shortly and then head for their outbound Q3... (more)
CSX normally runs through Dearborn about a mile east of this location, but on this day ill have to settle on shooting them running north on the former NYC Junction Yard Branch.
CSX 7572 and comrades stir up whatever snow isn't frozen, as they head west.
Q667 rolls past 2 locals that are tied down in Monroe Yard for the weekend
UP runs light power including an IC SD40R, down the chester Sub from the A&S to their Dupo yard.
Southbound L142-12 cranks it up to speed leaving Corbin on the KD main as a set of Remote units work a long cut of cars in the East Yard