Mixed bag 186 hammers the diamonds with the former B&O Toledo Subdivision, passing the defunct tower at "Liepsic Junction", as NS has misspelled it on the sign.
Late afternoon in Birmingham at the popular 32nd St. crossing.
EMD special with ex Conrail SD60I combining with SD40-3 on westbound freight Q373 on the connection.
Right out of the paint shop SD60I 6723 leads NS 168
west as it nears Louisville.The 6723 was former Conrail
5586. Trailing power was another former Conrail unit
Dash 8 8411 and SD40-2 1625 buil... (more)
Southbound in afternoon passing site of former PRR
After crawling through the street running of West Brownsville, a empty PPLX coal train notches up as it heads for the mines.
A late running 11V rolls into CP-WING in the last few hours of daylight.
PISE kicks up the powder during Conrail's final Winter. Typical of CR was the 4 unit lashup of 4 different engine models, variety that is almost unheard of on this line run by CSX today.
NS 537 passes another empty coal drag at Wilmerding, with 9 SD60I's for power.
Fresh out of the paint shop, another locomotive is saved from the embarrasment of being painted blue.
An SD60I and SD50 power a short auto rack train. The crew is departing Cayce Yard for a short trip to Dixiana where they will pick up a long row of empty racks.
Ol' Blue still kicking leading 361 down to ATL and eventually maybe Macon.
An eastbound van train passes under the Westinghouse bridge on a nice summer morning.
A westbound manifest rolls through wing with only a few minutes of light left.