A Roger Puta Photograph
A solo C40-8 past stored well cars. A shorter than usual CN 401 is powered by just a single C40-8 (CN 2039) as it passes stored well cars on CN's Montreal sub near the entrance to Tascherea... (more)
We are in the cab of UP 9121 as it leads CNW train PRITA on the Adams Line at Randolph, WI. The bridge crosses the WSOR (ex-MILW) line to Cambria.
This bridge over the New River was constructed in the early '70s to link the former N&W main with the former Virginian. From this point upriver to Kellysville, the old VGN was then abandoned, with... (more)
A northbound empty hopper train rolls through fall colors at Hubbard Springs, VA, on CSX's ex-L&N Cumberland Valley Division. The train is en route from Erwin, TN to Loyall, KY. Today, this route ... (more)
Empty ballast train W074 passes the Montgomery yard limit sign, better known as XXB 171.8 when listening on a scanner, as it begins the journey to the Vulcan Materials quarry in Loachapoka. This ... (more)
An NS empty train sits behind the business district in Appalachia, VA awaiting a recrew before continuing up the former Interstate Railroad to Norton.
A new GE is the rear unit of a pusher set, working at full throttle to keep the slack bunched on a 90 car coal train assaulting the 1.7 percent "Goose Neck"--complete with 14 degree reve... (more)
The V37, with an increasingly rare C40-8, works Radford yard framed under the N&W CPL signals guarding the interlocking.
3 C&NW coal trains are waiting for crews before they can depart Bill WY. Coal trains frequently outnumbered residents here.
A northbound empty hopper train holds at the crossover at Oaks, TN as a southbound general freight grinds upgrade on the opposite main. This roughly three-mile stretch of reverse running double tr... (more)
Awaiting the arrival of 203 from Alexandria so that the two trains can be combined
CSX automotive train 237 passes a farm south of Lebanon Junction, KY. Leading the southbound though the morning mist are C40-8 7560 and SD50 8518.
Q540 rolls over the high bridge over Cove Creek as it climbs Lake City Hill.
Did I just...step into the 1980s? It sure felt like it when I caught this slow moving manifest as Rushsylvania, OH. Power for this slow moving manifest were 2 CSX C40-8s and a GP40-2, all online.