Things will be changing soon. The first GEVOs next month with the 24th in December. For now the big M's roll on.
Lucky to catch a dual set of classics as the SD70M-2 era runs out on the FEC. Here 101, comes out of the siding at South Dorena southbound with 11,000 ft of train.
Heat distortion fills the air as a hard working CN SD70M-2 leads southbound UP autorack train ASMAR 04 under the Mopac-era signal bridge at Wolf Lake, IL.
Canadian National train No. 101 waits in the siding for eastbound No. 102 to pass by on the main at Ashcroft, British Columbia, on a hot July 15, 2014.
A NS EMD with a KCS AC4400 pull a baretable train down the Arizona divide as they head for the Port of Los Angeles.
A pair of CN engines lead a mixed freight over the Mohawk River while a few guys enjoy an evening of fishing.
FEC 101 dodges MOW crews by taking the siding at Dorena with two Big M 's in charge.
Norfolk Southern train 158 rolls around the curve in downtown Thomasville, NC as it passes milepost 306 on October 5, 2014.
CN 8839 + BCOL 4623 have 114's containers at track speed passing underneath the former coaling tower.
A clear, cool dry day signals the end of the rainy season as FEC 101 blasts through.
This short NS 22K out of Mechanicville Yard powered by a lone dusty M-2 was one of many visual highlights on a memorable trip back to my old haunt in the "Land that Time Forgot". Basically the p... (more)
CN 8825 lead CN 401
CNR Train 406 passes a piece of track equipment that looks like it was just tossed aside.
Garneau bound. CN 369, heavily loaded with woodchips, lumber, aluminum and other products from northern Quebec heads south through Hervey-Jonction flanked on both sides by peak fall colours... (more)