Sometimes a GP38-2 Isn’t Enough
While I don’t recall the exact problem, the crew of a Conrail local switching a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland encountered an issue wit... (more)
The conductor tosses a flare out the window as CSAO local YPMOR-1 crosses Pennsylvania Ave in Morrisville, PA on a bitter cold January morning.
Conrail Shared Assets local YPMOR-1 passes "CP DQ" behind a pair of GP38-2s. This job usually has Norfolk Southern power, so having a CSX YN2 along was a treat on a bitter cold January m... (more)
Trains have returned to southern section of the Siskiyou Line. CORP has been running trains between Medford and Weed for about a year now, but this is the first time catching some of their G&W pow... (more)
Working inside the wye where Conrail’s Pope’s Creek Secondary meets the Northeast Corridor, a Conrail local switches cars at a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland. Behind the concrete pla... (more)
The Red River Valley & Western's Hankinson Turn is hot on the heels of a southbound BNSF empty grain train as they accelerate out of Breckenridge. It will be a quick trip down to the junction wit... (more)
A Conrail local on comes around the south leg of the wye to the Pope’s Creek Secondary at Bowie, Maryland. The train has just left the Northeast Corridor, and will switch a premix concrete plant i... (more)
Exiting the eastern portal of Tunnel 27, a 924-foot long bore through the rocks of Santa Susana Pass, HCLX 1835 leads the morning's run of the LOF41 back to Gemco as seen from a perch that is only... (more)
The "Bottle Train" is seen passing through CP Gibson, headed for the Arcelor Mittal plant a few miles up the line.
Up until recently on a Sunday you would find mostly GE power with a sprinkling of EMD.....It appears the times they are a changing.
CP GP38-2 3084 and ex-SOO GP38-2 4433 approach Railway St as the travel west on the Scotford Sub with a cut of tank cars from CP's Clover Bar yard.