CSX Raleigh Mine Runs H826 and H827 negotiate the C&O's challenging Piney Creek Branch as they return home to Quinnimont, West Virginia with today's haul of 80 loads from Beckley Pocahontas's Eccl... (more)
The West Virginia shadows start to cast over the Irish Cemetery near Rodemer as 6 AC Traction GE's muscle a 115 car Leer Mine "drag" for Newport News up Cranberry Grade. The manned M&K ... (more)
Hazard Mine Run C842 runs north down the siding at Dent, Kentucky with system empties from Martin. This crew came from Martin Yard on the C&O, across the Deane Connection and is about to run aroun... (more)
On a crisp October afternoon, a pair of CSX AC GE's hold back a T722-21 for Brice as they come down the main at Rock Creek, Erwin, Tennessee. The track in the foreground is the 'Rock Creek Lead',... (more)
Breaking the silence along the Schuylkill River, the 270 - 275 lead Reading & Northern OCS-24 north under the old PRR Schuylkill Branch at Auburn, Pennsylvania. This was their first shake down ru... (more)
A pair of YN2 CW44AC's lead U091-02 (TN Eastman Empties) north through "Baxter" and under one of the last L&N towers still standing. They would meet the C633-01 waiting to line out and ... (more)
Loaded Catawba man 744 winds its way east down the Old Fort Loops, seen here at Bruner's Cut near Graphite with the N&W Heritage and Blue Mane DC - AC motors working the head end, and the Jersey C... (more)
Curving through the gorgeous Yancey County mountains, a former L&N SD40-2 leads a northbound empty ethanol train toward the south end of the siding at Green Mountain to meet Q693. This train will... (more)
"All Uphill From Here" - Blue Ridge Southern's T31 'Asheville Turn' works their way westbound through the small community of Coburn, North Carolina, identified by an original Southern Ra... (more)
Engineer Hartman and Conductor Knadler bring the "North Reading Fast Freight" northbound on the former Reading main as they approach "CP Equilateral" in Tamaqua. RP's own Chris... (more)
"Hauling the Mail" through the automatic signals at the 102, Knadler and Hartman make their way north on the Reading and Northern "NRFF" job. This job operates between North Re... (more)
After spending the day working on the M&S Branch, Reading and Northern's QASD Mountain Job eases southbound into Tamaqua past the old Reading Station with a pair of GP39RN's doing the honors.
After departing west out of the extension at Pine Oaks with 105 tidewater loads, 82G crosses the frozen Knox Creek in Woodman, Kentucky as they prepare to stop short of CP "Ought One".
As a heavy snow continues to blanket Western Pennsylvania, a trio of former Conrail SD60I's on the head end, and a quartet of SD40E's on the rear, take eastbound PPLX loaded man "534" th... (more)
Working their way in a southbound direction, Reading and Northern's WHFF 'West Hazleton Fast Freight' splits the intermediate signals at MP 99, just north of Tamaqua, Pennsylvania with a pair of S... (more)