The sun shines bright, giving the impression that this GEVO travels south on a warm day. In reality, it's really cold but still a beautiful day for railfanning.
On a southward journey, Q647 rolls over the lubricator pumps getting an application of lubricant on the wheel flanges while cruising through Roanoke. Being that wide-cab GEs are the norm nowadays... (more)
Four CSXT engines half of them GE and the other half EMDs, pull empty hoopers north back to the mines to be loaded with more coal.
On a cold and beautiful morning, the power for this southbound container train, comes in the form of a brand-new GE ET44AH on the point and a GE ES44AH CSXT No. 3083 assisting in keeping their fr... (more)
A standard cab Norfolk Southern engine No. 8812 makes a welcomed sight on the Lineville Sub. pulling grain cars north with the help of two CSXT standard cab units as well. It's always nice to see... (more)
Double-stack containers sit tall behind a pair of GEs with CSXT No. 7723 in control, as Q101 crosses Depot St. in Roanoke heading south.
It's nice to see two EMDs on the head of this train, as it flies by with Nathan K-series air horns blowing... The older SD70M No. 4539 follows the lead of the newer and more environment friendly... (more)
All red on the southend, as S237 maneuvers through the siding overtaking a stalled train on the main. The consist of autoracks shimmer as they glide by reflecting light from streetlights, the cro... (more)
Running south with its horses roaring, this behemoth CSX No. 682 passes the Wadley Railroad Depot which is one of only four surviving Mission Revival Style train stations in Alabama. Built in 190... (more)
With an AC unit dressed in YN2 paint on the point, empty well cars and containers roll south towards their destination in East Savannah, GA.
Two GE's wait basking in the morning sun for a new crew to take them south. Relief is finally in sight, as a crew member approaches the behemoths preparing for another days work on the railroad.
This hot intermodal train begins to round the curve at 30 mph with stack containers bound for Jacksonville, FL. Not often seen, this GE leads the way without a single light on.
The new CSX Boxcar Logo on CSXT No. 3107, comes nose to nose with the older logo on CSXT No. 9004 while heading south on an early morning in Roanoke.
Not long after passing the defect detector at mp 835.2, with no defects, Q684 rolls north rumbling through the grade crossing at Bud Cummings Rd on a unusually warm day in December.
Starting its journey south from Chicago, IL phosphate empties pass through Roanoke behind two GE's. One very faded Union Pacific engine and CSX No. 5281 GE ES40DC in the YN3 scheme. Having to tra... (more)