It feels more like summer on this autumn equinox day as Canadian National #324 is crossing the Richelieu River at the north end tip of Lake Champlain at Lacolle.
The engineer offers a friendly wave from the cab of NS locomotive 9452 leading eastbound train NS 294
The chug of three GE units slowly emerges from the quiet darkness, fading in and out as the train climbs out of Ilmon. Occasional blasts from the horn as the Engineer approaches the grade crossin... (more)
A southbound BNSF stack train in the hole at Thackerville meets a northbound stack symbol headed for the Midwest. Both are loaded with numerous JB Hunt containers.
Bad OrdersA loaded slab train waits tied down at ROSE yard in Altoona, with the same pair of locomotives its been running with for over a month. On the left, the yard job is shoving... (more)
NS manifest 310 on the former Nickel Plate Line east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio
Three Dash 9 locomotives, the last of which is in the silver and red "warbonnet" scheme, lead a mixed freight train south in Larkspur, CO on September 21, 2017.
Rivals meet on the former B&O! An eastbound Bakken oil train led by an NS SD70ACe heads for the former NYC mainline while a Chicago-bound intermodal train heads off the NYC.
OVRXL, phosphate empties from Savage MN, blasts out of the unincorporated town of Hersey with a pair of recently reactivated C44-9Ws on the point. The former CNW C44-9W looked excellent in the low... (more)
After making easy work of the Hudson hill, UP 9830 and 9583 bring OVRXL through Sono Jct. I was cloud screwed at the 7th street overpass in Hudson, so luckily I managed to beat him here for a cons... (more)
An eastbound stack train soars over Conneaut Creek and the Bessemer and Lake Erie.
Tennessee crew is on board and anxious to depart as e.b. 134 eases by on the siding.
Southbound at Packer St. ,to put their train on Boyles siding , then take their power to turn at the wye at Harrisburg.
A loaded grain train powers Southbound on a mild spring GA morning.
Chicago and Toronto-bound. CN 149 is leaving the island of Montreal with containers bound for both Toronto and Chicago on a warm late summer morning. Power is IC 2709 and CN 5427.