After conquering "7 Mile Hill" the hot "Tote" CSX Q029-28 (Chicago,IL-Atlanta,GA) notch out to keep the 6,587ft long pig train at track proper track speed as it work it's way s... (more)
In a late evening pocket of sunshine deep in the valley, Q697 rounds the curve at Sun, just south of Dante, with the howling of motors and squealing flanges filling the valley.
A aged AC4400 and the Katy heritage unit lead the Peoria to Clinton manifest through Akron, Illinois.
As a huge evening storm builds to the north, a southbound UP load races along the Orin Line.
An westbound CN train pops out of the tunnel with CSXT 386 at the point. Crossing over the BNSF Aurora Sub and then the mighty Mississippi into Iowa.
Running the Ditch. Bearing its load of mostly autoracks, Q211 heads through the Ditch--constructed in the late 1980s to eliminate traffic congestion and allow for City expansion--through Co... (more)
840 lends a hand to help push another westbound freight up the east slope of Sandpatch grade.
Recently revived Q697 crosses Copper Creek Bridge on the trip from Kingsport to Shelby on a cool July afternoon.
A somewhat filthy UP 7233 leads a westbound empty coal train.
Heading downgrade on their run from Kingsport, Tennessee to Shelby, Kentucky, northbound mixed freight Q697-28 crosses Copper Creek trestle just outside of Clinchport, VA. Time freight has returne... (more)
An eastbound SP vehicle train literally skirts the edge of the American River Canyon as it climbs the steep grade between Towle and Emigrant Gap.
M337 westbound is about to bounce across the BNSF Aurora Sub at E. Dubuque, and cross into Iowa to switch Dubuque yard.
Westbound S697 passes through Fords Branch, under the former C&O cantilever, having just left Shelby for Russell.
SD40's trailing. CSXT 438, CSXT 8135 & CSXT 4067 lead CN 327 through Pointe-Claire. A short version this day, with only 51 cars (27 of them lumber loads).
Westbound S697 passes through the Pikeville Cut Through, a man-made river and railroad reroute away from downtown Pikeville. Daily freight has just returned to this stretch of railroad in the past... (more)