Pan AM Southern Train 23K highballs through Shirley with 3 GE locomotives and a 290 axle intermodal train. The train left Ayer just after 1300 and will head to Mechanicsville, NY to make a crew ch... (more)
Not far from the summit at Tehachapi, a BNSF unit grainer climbing southbound, meets a northbound BNSF Z with stacks and TOFC drifting downhill.
A westbound Northtown Yard, MN, to Kansas City, MO, manifest train crosses over the Media trestle on the Chilli Sub. Work has begun to start for replacing this 741 foot long bridge sometime by the... (more)
Norfolk Southern's 20E provided a very nice President's Day surprise, with a Santa Fe Warbonnet and a UP GEVO trailing a NS Dash 9.
Westbound oil train at Maryhill in the Columbia River Gorge.
Rolling by Robinsons Branch - Time flies as I haven't been to this spot since 2012. It only dawned on to me now that this might b... (more)
Southbound loaded pipe train NS 055 passes the Amtrak station platform. The pipe is being shipped to Clarksville, VA for offloading as part of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction project.
After delivering the IG2G2 turn to Global 3, the CNW twins made a rather quick turn as they lead autoracks east past the Elburn Co-Op in Meridith, IL. They would deliver this train to the yard in ... (more)
EB intermodel NS 294 comes East through East Conway PA on the Fort Wayne line towards Bethleham, PA.
After being in storage at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union for over a year, the CNW 8646 and 8701 were sent to Proviso last week to be reactivated and are seen here in Rochelle, leading the Gl... (more)
NS 28T gets underway at Hayne Junction with a train of brand new BMWs in tow.
NS 213 comes underneath one of my favorite set of Southern signals. This was taken at Concord, NC. The leader was 9029 a D9W.
A BNSF grainer rolls around the horseshoe curve at Caliente and is about tackle the 2% grade to the summit at Tehachapi.
CN 2657, BCOL 4618, CN 2568 hustle 95 grain loads from Brandon, Manitoba towards the Port of Montreal, Quebec
The Dash 9 pusher on U54 starts to hold the 162 empties back as they crest the grade at Virginia Lee on the Buchanan Branch.