Snow on Banning Pass in Southern California was not a very common occurrence. Union Pacific 2165 has stopped, waiting for a new crew to take it down the hill and into the West Colton yard.
Oakway SD60s 9043,9074 and C30-7s 5102,8155 at the head of a NCUX loaded coal train.
NS was nice enough to cap off our day on the Chicago Line with some color to brighten up the drab, snow-less winter landscape.
CN RJY30 makes the move from the CN Memphis Sub to the BNSF Thayer South Sub at CN Junction. The second engine in the consist, CN 2149, is former Santa Fe Warbonnet ATSF 828.
Oakway SD60 No. 9023 and a pair of CSX SD40-2s roar through the interlocker at Saginaw, TX, with a southbound BNSF manifest. Unlike other Oakway 60 at this time, the 9023 still has her "EMD" heral... (more)
Conrail double-stack train TV-200 has a nice set of four blue units as the train heads south off the controlled siding at CP 7. The train has nearly completed its run from Chicago and will be arr... (more)
"The 1st SU-99 of 2019"
The Cedar River local now has 2 crews that work mainly Monday thru Friday. There is really no set time for start times or dedicated work for either job, so you never know when they will show up ar... (more)
CN 5459 leads a manifest through CN Junction as it heads to CN Harrison Yard.
On New Year's Day, a pair of CN SD60s lead a manifest south through Normantown.
My last standard cab locomotive of 2018 was a good one. With 39 autoracks on the drawbar, this SD60 has no problem making the 60mph speed limit.
A solo CEFX SD60 leads a short loaded autorack train south, destined for Gibson, Indiana.
The clouds have started to overtake the hills as NS 6708 continues its journey.
Anyone see ‘The Station Agent’? The NYS&W station at Newfoundland, NJ was constructed in 1872 and closed in 1944, although passenger service did not cease until 1966. But notoriety was brought to ... (more)