Last train before we had to head down the mountain. Another westbound struck a van at the Ponderosa crossing which forced a reroute of westbounds to use the # 2 main.
So...the funny thing here is....CEFX 3119 was to have been leading a coal train by here about this same time, but it was diverted....how often does the same kind of leaser show up on another train... (more)
A rare CEFX SD90MAC in the nice looking maroon paint scheme leads NS 174 northbound at Rockmart, GA, on a nice sunny winter afternoon.
A line of frozen CEFX units (with CEFX 6012 still in its previous SOO LINE markings) head to the Denver Yard and a waiting string of freight cars.
With a rather odd combination of power, CP 118 kicks up some winter dust as it glides through Ypres with CEFX 1032 and CP 2276. Having a clear to stop signal indication up ahead, it will pull into... (more)
A pair of CEFX "Bluebirds" head into Fostoria on a bluebird day with train Q200 in tow.
A pair of "Bluebird" SD40-2s pull Q200's train through Godsend.
CEFX SD40-2 2813 and HLCX SD40-2 7190 lease units provide some nice color, heading straight through Fostoria on the Columbus Sub with train Q63730.
"Heading for Higher Ground"
SU-99 begins their assault of the grade with four "bluebirds" powering the tri-weekly road freight out of New Jersey.
When CEFX leasers arrived on NYS&W property consists regularly featured a mix of NYS&W/CEFX power making for some pretty interesting combinations. Once all of ... (more)
Q200-29 finally heads through Fostoria behind a pair of leased CEFX SD40-2s. They'll turn north towards Toledo shortly.
CEFX SD40-2s 3119 and 3175 hold west of Godsend with Walbridge bound Q200-29, waiting for traffic to clear ahead in the busy town of Fostoria.
With a fresh recrew out of Russell, eastbound manifest Q698-15 heads south on the Big Sandy Subdivision, passing the northbound C&O era mast signal at WD Cabin just south of Catlettsburg.
This one's for Ben. The sun rises on the 5th anniversary of the earthquake that tragically claimed so many lives in Haiti, including a Lutheran seminarian and my friend, Ben Larson. The first tr... (more)
CEFX 1569 and RLK 4003 return from Ingenia Polymers Inc. with six cars. Ingenia has purchased the spur from CN and has contracted SOR to service it once a week.