After getting shots of the flooding around the campus due to the substantial amount of rain and the broken tree limb outside the dining hall, I was finally able to get a train in the evening light... (more)
A Dash-9 and an SD70 have over a mile of trailers and stacks well under control as they take 203 west seen at the Creek Road grade crossing in Brandtsville, PA on a beautiful, but chilly, Spring a... (more)
Looking sharp in her rather new paint, NS 6735 leads an extra 11R west by Messiah College on a lovely Spring afternoon.
A pair of NS Dash-9s lead empty coal hoppers westbound on the Lurgan Branch at sunset.
Another NS detour the next day came in the form of manifest 16M, seen heading west down the Lurgan Branch with one of the few remaining ex-Conrail SD50s in the consist.
NS unit autorack train 274 heads west, under the main road that leads to Messiah College on a late August afternoon. This train was detoured this way for reasons still unknown.
Almost an hour after 11R passed, unit grain train 50T is seen heading west with a sweet, all standard cab, lashup of NS 6662, NS 6681, NS 2516 and NS 8309.
After discussing a work by John Bunyan in my Seminar class and scoring a 92 on my percussion playing test, I decided to head out trackside for a while. My first train was westbound 11R with quite ... (more)
An early 15T heads west by MP 10 on the NS Lurgan Branch just as the sun begins to set with a nice standard cab Dash-8 leading.
Symmetry as NS 16T rolls slowly into Harrisburg on the former Reading Bridge.
A 1/10 pan of the NS OCS F-Units.
The NS OCS splits a pair of abandoned signals on the ex-PRR as it nears the PA-MD border just a few hundred yards out of the frame.
The NS OCS is about to cross the Mason Dixon Line into Maryland as it heads south to the 2009 Masters Golf Tournament as some cows look on.
With only a few minutes of sunlight remaining the NS OCS crosses over the Susquehanna River on the ex-Reading bridge which now carries the NS Lurgan Branch. The piers of the uncompleted South Penn... (more)
While I wasn't too pleased with my shot of the OCS over the river, I can cross the close-up shot of the lead F-unit and the Reading logo on the bridge off my list.