Resting on some 4x4 pieces of wood, a 6ft. section of rail has just undergone the process of Flash-Butt welding. The operator of a Chemetron hi-rail truck which houses the welding equipment, just... (more)
Three EMD units power this company ballast train stopped in the siding at North Junta. Shades of red can be seen reflecting off the 4329 as it stares at a red signal ahead. The silos in the backgr... (more)
Q241 catches the last rays of light on a winter evening in Independence, KY.
K736 continues to pull hard on its loads of sand as they tackle the last portion of their climb up the hill that started at Chehaw. From here the terrain is relatively easy for this pair of six a... (more)
Slow and steady is the way she goes as Q617 splits the north end St. Elmo signals as it prepares for a meet with X802 from earlier in the daymore)
C711 runs around the Q409 which is holding its nearly two mile long train for northbound traffic, as the train will not fit in any sidings between 68 and the opposing Northbound.
The day's Q541 traverses the Stonewall Connection from the A&WP/WofA Sub to the Manchester Sub at Union City, Georgia with an all spartan cab EMD consist, the leader is ex Conrail SD60 6865, CSXT ... (more)
En Route to the Southern Secondary - The weekly Thursday Browns Yard local is seen running west on the eastbound track. Sometimes this train switches over to the westbound track at RARE ... (more)
CSX Local B721 runs right through the middle of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Brain Research Center in Cambridge. The train is crossing over the "Grand Junction" which was originally... (more)
A southbound ballast train weaves through the curves and splits the signals at North Emerson.
After interchanging cars with the PAL CSX Y128 heads back to Osborn Yard with the class road slug up front.
A CSX ES44DC, AC4400, and SD70ACe power Q009 west at Bort Road.