One door closes, another one opens. When FEC ended their five year lease of the three former EMD demo units (which was supposed to have ended after three years), they went to CSXT, who quickly a... (more)
A trio of CEFX engines are at the BNSF engine servicing facility. Two former SOO Line SD60's (6004 and 6012 still in SOO markings) and a former Burlington Northern SD40-2 (3181).
CEFX 6004 (CIT Equipment Finance Corp), a former SOO Line SD60, sports a new bright blue paint job.
Q241 rolls through the signals at Bradner with a nice leaser leading an even better YN2 SD50 east on the C&O.
CEFX 1569 switches cars in the yard at Hamilton while a CAT 336E excavator prepares the grading on the new GO ROW.
The 0700 crew uses CEFX 1569 to sort out a cut of cars as a group of construction workers survey the new parking lot and ROW for the new James Street North GO station.
The peace and tranquility of a summer afternoon is broken by the arrival of a bright blue CEFX leaser leading a southbound manifest past one of several ponds in the woods south of the Pend Oreille... (more)
"Leasers on the SU-99"
With only a single NYS&W unit in consist, SU-99 heads West into the setting sun on a warm spring day. Before the NYS&W acquired the SD60's, CEFX SD40's rul... (more)
CSX train K227 passes the famous church at Dante, Virginia on former Clinchfield Rails.
Just as sunlight eclipses the mountaintops a coke train heads down the former Clinchfield with colorful INRD power in command.
The Hill Job heads passes through the rock cut at Eagle Mills Jct on its way to Empire Mine.
Loaded pellet train from Empire Mine rolls towards Eagle Mills and will then proceed down the hill to the dock at Marquette.
Coming out of the thickest fog I've ever seen, Q231 wastes no time getting underway after meeting Q506 just north of here. With the correct leader they notch up towards Deshler and points south.
EMD's are always a treat, especially SD40's like this one. CSXT Q380 lead by CEFX 3168 over Stone Rd. This engine sounded great powering up after stopping for some time.