My first attempt at a long exposure shot. It happened to include a captivating sunset, signals of Southern Railway heritage, and of course, a train! A northbound rack train rumbles through the qui... (more)
An eastbound coke train from the Chicago Short Line passes through the interlocking at CP 502 with borrowed NS power.
A lone "Top Hat" with a string of Road Railers waits at Edgewood Avenue waiting for a yard job to make room for the train's arrival. Behind 251, hot intermodal train 229's headlight can... (more)
On this remote point of the Norfolk Southern B-Line, you only get one train every 2 or 3 days, and even then, it only runs at night. This is P96, just returning from switching out cars at an indu... (more)
A pair of standard cab dash 9's lead NS freight train 309 over the Cuyahoga River valley on a picture perfect evening in Cleveland.
One of New Jersey's hotshot westbound has just recieved a recrew at Bethlehem. After only a few minutes, the new crew is already on the move west with ... (more)
An empty autorack train led by one of Norfolk Southern's unique standard cab Dash-9s attacks the hill at Blair on the Oakdale (or K&O) Line. This mainline, which serves as a connection between th... (more)
The crew of train D09 occupies Oakland Avenue as they call the approach distant signal for BN Target on Friday afternoon.
Steve Smedley photo
201 flies south through Shenandoah Junction under the new signals.
Southbound leaving city.
NS 23K approaching CP 203 on the Chicago Line
"Do you come from the land down under?"
Fresh off lease to BHP Billiton Iron Ore in Australia, 13 rusty EMD SD70ACe/Lc's are heading to Muncie, Indiana for rebuilds (and hopefully ... (more)
Foreign power is definitely more common along here than it used to be, mostly thanks to oil trains like this one. Here, a standard cab Dash 9 and relatively new SD70ACe from Norfolk Southern hust... (more)
16T just after sunrise in the former Norfolk and Western H Line heading north at milepost H14.3