The old engine at the ACL offices is starting to get overgrown......eventually it will end up at Wilmington,NC. where the ACL headquarters used to be.
CSX SD40-2 8247 and 8132 leads a bone valley train near Tampa, Florida.
Dawn's first light finds Q442 pulling from Tampa's Yeoman Yard...but this is a "two prong" process of sorts. After tripling out of the yard, the conductor still has to walk the entire l... (more)
CSX C40-8 7561-7564.
K301 has just passed under US 301 at South Tampa before hitting the YN signal at the north end of the yard, heading from New Wales to Big Bend.
It was very poetic that the last time I shot an active circus train, it was here at this same spot, looking the other way in the morning. Now, with the last rays of the light, the curtain falls on... (more)
In the great many years I've been documenting the circus trains, I've always wanted to shoot "the other way" from Orient Road to get the train snaking into the yard. Something has alway... (more)
Amtrak P092 flies past the old signal 5 minutes late on his way to Tampa.
The final move of Ringling Brothers Red Unit from Tampa north weaves out of the yard onto the main. What is left of this train will return in May.
The last move of the Ringling Brothers Red Unit north from Tampa. Ever. Snaking out of the yard onto the main. What's left of it will return in May.
When Winston Yard closed up mid-2016, most of the yard duties and power shifted to Yeoman, allowing this unit to be seen out in the open since becoming remote. With the new management team taking... (more)
Lots of CSX power sits around the yard in Tampa, FL.
Amtrak P092 gives a 'shave and a haircut' coming into Tampa 5 minutes late.
Seagulls play in the cold 50 degree weather, while an empty CSX coal train waits on the Tampa Bypass Canal bridge.