Slowly stretches the massive northern junk train to the east-end of Debutts we take a moment and gaze at the star at the lead of the train. Once the tail end of NS 117 clear the switch near north ... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 052 crosses the Trent River in New Bern, North Carolina, moving military equipment from Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune with SD60E #6920 leading the way. Photo by Casey Thoma... (more)
A relatively clean and brand new Union Pacific GEVO pulls a train of propylene tank cars out of one of the 44 classification tracks in the Blue Island hump yard. Since the yard lacks a designated... (more)
The 8452 sits still near a yard tower with a cut of cars as it waits for the engineer to start moving them again. This flat switched yard was opened in 1948 for the B&O and has survived into the ... (more)
A leaser and 10% of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend's locomotive fleet are seen idling away this chilly morning at a small yard on their mainline.
With all the passengers onboard and their 9:00am departure time met, this morning’s Watermelon Express is underway as it crosses over the interlocking with NS just west of the depot.
In a reversal of what was seen one week ago on the Central of Georgia line, an NS motor is now on a CSX train helping to mov... (more)
As N242 continues to roll through the yard behind it, the 2530 sits stagnate and will not be remote controlling any cars this morning since it has not been assigned to any yard jobs.
Former Rio Grande GP35, HRT 3044, sits in the quiet town of Lavonia, Georgia below the planet Venus, the bright star to the left of the locomotive.
After a quick crew change in Burnside, NS 117 works hard up the grade at Keno as it passes its counterpart, NS 116, who is in emergency.
I got my first and best crack at Union Pacific's unit to commemorate 100 years of the Boy Scouts of America, in the Summer of 2010. UP shows off their new unit on a passenger special working it's ... (more)
A Morristown & Erie crew with the help of a New York & Greenwood Lake pilot escort the beastly GE up the middle of Monroe Street at Palisade Avenue. The engine w... (more)
"Last Eastbound of the Day"
The last eastbound trip of the day is only minutes from arriving at the station in Hawley for the turn back west. After nearly five years of u... (more)