On Sept. 10, 1986, the weather just would not improve. When we got up that morning we were greeted with fog and light drizzle. Faced with a day of shooting in the funk, we asked and received per... (more)
A westbound "Hill Job" has just weighed its train of empty ore jennies and is accelerating away from the scales as it crosses Morgan Creek Trestle, just east of Eagle Mills, MI, on Sept. 8, 1986.
An eastbound LS&I "Hill Job" is undergoing its brake test at Eagle Mills, MI on Sept. 8, 1986 and will soon be headed downgrade to the ore dock with another train of taconite pellets.
Westbound CSX Q217 rounds the curve between Grasshopper and Ambrose, WV on Oct. 31, 1998.
Eastbound Amtrak P030, the "Capital Limited," passes the CPLs at Doe Gully, WV on Feb. 9, 1997 after a night of wet snow.
For a while, CSX's small fleet of C44-9Ws seemed to be the darlings of the intermodal trains. Such was the case on Feb. 9, 1997 when No's. 9031 and 9033 hustled westbound R137 under the signal br... (more)
With the summit within reach, westbound CSX Q217 crawls through Manila, PA on Jan. 11, 1997.
In 1995, high-tech propane switch heaters had yet to come to the CSX interlocking at Miller Tower in Cherry Run, WV. Old kerosene switch pots were still in use. They were dirty, smelly and requi... (more)
Westbound CSX Q349 is exiting Stuart Tunnel at Magnolia, WV on Oct. 23, 1993 with two SD60s. The Cut Off is no match for places like Sand Patch when it comes to fall color, with the trees at trac... (more)
Westbound CSX Q381 grinds past SA Tower at Sand Patch, PA on Feb 28, 1994 with two SD40-2s.
Westbound CSX empty unit coal train V122 was exiting Randolph Tunnel, near Doe Gully, WV on Oct. 23, 1993 with two Conrail units. At the time, CSX was pooling power with Conrail on unit coal trai... (more)
Westbound CSX Q347 curves into the setting sun at Hansrote, WV on Oct. 23, 1993
Westbound VIA No. 81 passes through Bayview Junction on May 31, 1980, led by FPA-4 No. 6769.
Eastbound VIA No. 72 brakes as it approaches Bayview Junction on May 31, 1980, led by FPA-4 No. 6774.
WB CSXT Q375 grinds around the curve at Mance, PA on Feb. 6, 2000.