Imagine you had these little beauties, a vintage freight train, several miles of track, plenty of time and a cooperative, friendly crew. Yes, it was a nice day. I’d trade 10 fantrips for one goo... (more)
I was about a mile away from the siding at Cherokee Mills when I heard a whistle. So I went to investigate. Driving down the road that parallels the NS Main, I coduln't see any sign of a train. So... (more)
With a thick fog still hanging around, NS ET44AC #3635 leads intermodal train 22A across the Clinch River in Clinton,TN on the K&0 District.
After having some break piping issues south of Atlanta, the F's return northward behind a straight SD60 on a hot, muggy fall afternoon.
NS U57 passes through Imboden on the ex-Southern's St. Charles Branch on its journey to St. Charles with empties.
Eastbound coal loads roll slowly down the main line as a yard full of coal loads await their movement east. One empty train awaits its westward movement to the West Virginia coal fields.
NS 7272 started out in life as a UP SD90MAC and is in the process of being converted to what I believe is an SD70ACU.
Ugh, Mondays.. Crew from Norfolk Southern begin clearing out a heavy pile of debris from a rockslide across the Kenova District mainline just west of the signals at Falls Branch following a... (more)
Prior to entering the famed Southern Loops of Norfolk Southern's S-Line, NS p87 passes a quant mountain scene just west of the community of Old Fort, NC, complete with seasonal trees and a very ac... (more)
As the morning sun burns off the fog in the Eagle Creek Valley, Q272 rolls north towards Cincinnati.
An NS westbound crossing the 1600 ft. bridge over the Holston River at Strawberry Plains, TN.
4 EMD SD40-2's sit in the Dundee Yard in Danville awaiting their next assignment.
112 rumbles across the Clinch River shortly after leaving Sevier Yard, bound for Kansas City.
OK, Little Rock isn't New York. However, with a 2014 MSA population of about 730,000, it is a far sight from tiny Perry, population 314, where this train originated a few hours earlier. After in... (more)