Passing through Newark today was the always controversial 65R Oil train. The lighting came out good, considering it was a race against a bridge and the sun...
An NS oil train sits near Chrysler Yard, waiting for track authority to proceed down the Delmarva Secondary to the Reybold, DE refinery. Meanwhile Amtrak Acela 2256 speeds north towards Wilmington... (more)
A speedy Acela flings snow over 64R as it races North.
Amtrak 918 leads a regional through Davis Interlocking, while flurries lower visibility.
A Northeast Regional speeds off into the sunset on its way to Washington, DC.
An Acela Express rushes towards Wilmington, DE and points North in some dramatic evening light.
The Erie Heritage Units makes its first appearance in Delaware on the point of another load of Bakken Crude destined for the refinery in Delaware City, DE.
Horsepower with Horsepower.
NS 64X with NS 1067 leading, heads across Route 4 in Newark. 1067 was one of three Norfolk Southern heritage unit to run on the this morning. The other two were 8114 and 8105.
With the road crew having outlawed, H35's crew is now on board 30A, as they switch Chrysler Yard before proceeding to their final destination of Edgemoor Yard.
NS 65R hits the NEC and begins making a run for Port Road.
Norfolk Southern showcases their fairly new oil operation to Delaware City by showing past and future in one shot. An NS ES44AC passes the old Newark train station on a sunny day in Delaware...
During Amtrak's busiest day of the year, we see NJT 1491 pulling what would normally be a Regional past Newark Station.
Amtrak 905 passes the local Septa train heading South toward Maryland. The Septa train will head back North. Shortly afterward NS 904 will head onto the NEC to get into the NS yard for a recrew.
You never know what you may encounter in the wilds of Delaware. Here, an Acela Express cruises over a tributary of the Christiana Marsh like a ground hugging missile.