110 cars of dirty Illinois coal from Sugarcamp Mine head to the South Carolina Public Service Authority Power Plant at Cross, SC; rolling through a sea of Kudzu.
Some colorful locomotives significantly improve the consist on one of the South's hottest intermodals, running from Miami/FEC to Atlanta. Above the train are the "deer lofts", but you c... (more)
As the sun climbs into the sky, painting Tehachapi's golden hills in warm morning light, a pair of westbounds are caught in its glint. In the lower foreground Union Pacific's MWCRV carefully drift... (more)
Thanks to a little help from my friends, I was able to nab this one just before a dinner reservation. Every time I see this paint scheme, I keep thinking it shouldn't work, but I really like it n... (more)
The Interstate RR Heritage Unit leads a more common orange paint scheme through downtown Atlanta at the recently replaced signal at Grinnell.
My people's choice shot, revisited in the summer. CN 2858 leads eastbound train 120, as they pass by the turbines approaching Amherst, Nova Scotia. Trains are massive, but are small in comparison ... (more)
A crew shuffles cars at the east end of the ex-Interstate Railroad's Andover Yard; the majority of the yard is located out of view in the left background. The small building in the left background... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific vehicle train crosses Cienega Creek Bridge at Vail, Arizona, on the afternoon of April 22, 2017. UP second main track predominately used for eastbounds is in the foregrou... (more)
A duo of CN GEVOs lift a heavy train laden with raw materials from the British Columbia interior up the steep mountain at Narin Falls. The grade here is 2.2% and requires all available horsepower ... (more)
Sliding down the east slope of the Cascades, eastbound Cans with Executive Scheme SD70MAC No. 9808 and ES44AC No. 5802 in helper service, cross the Wenatchee River at Dryden.
Crow River High Bridge: Getting close to the Twin Cities, 198 rumbles across the high bridge at Rockford, MN that spans the Crow River. You can't see it from here, but the rail on this brid... (more)
CREX Power Leads a "Blaze"ing Autorack. Q211, which has had quite a bit of foreign power in the lead lately, is led through the Ditch in Columbia toward Cayce Yard by CREX 1505 in front of ... (more)
A duo of new Tier IV Gevos head-up a southbound Union Pacific manifest on the 2.1% grade at Tunnel One. The heavy manifest had a total 6 (3x3) big AC motors for the climb up the Tehachapi Mountai... (more)
Two trains occupying Provo's coal tracks (formerly the Ironton Branch before Columbia Steel shut down its plant at Ironton) get crews before departing on the Sharp Subdivision.