Using an ex-Lancaster & Chester unit, the Circle S Feed Mill crew clears a path for L&C Job 14 which is waiting on the main with 40 cars of corn. Once the cars are dropped, the Circle S crew will... (more)
A runthrough Georgia Power coal train has just crossed the Chattahoochee River and passes through Bridge Interlocking on its way to a crew change in Atlanta, proudly displaying the BNSF "Arena Foo... (more)
Running over some uneven rail, the Georgia Northeastern Marietta Switcher delivers 7 loads of coil steel to Metal Coaters. Glad to see that traffic seems to be picking up.
An empty TVA coal train bound for Patiki Mine has some power that you won't see in the Appalachian coal fields. I surmised the other railfans chasing it were locals, as they had no interest in th... (more)
Following an empty TVA coal train, train MVL2 passes a restrict and proceed signal at the north end of Nations Siding (formerly Lamott), only a few miles from it's terminus north of town.
After loading at Cimarron, KY in the morning, the train will interchange to the Evansville Western and run as HAD110 to Southwind Martime Terminal in Mt. Vernon, IN for transloading to barge. Aft... (more)
Just after sunrise, Q597 crosses the approach to the Ohio River Bridge on the Henderson Subdivision. With recent heavy rains in the area, it is evident why the approach is a bridge rather than a ... (more)
CP's long distance intermodal heads upstream against the current of both the river and prevailing train traffic, passing Lock & Dam #5 (aka Whitman Dam), one of the widest on the Upper Mississippi... (more)
CP's road local between St. Paul and La Crosse used to be handled by a pair of GP38/40 units. Times have changed and six axle power seems to be the norm for 580/581. However it is good to see on... (more)
With 6068 "Joe Chulick" in the lead, CP 170 notches up out of the yard limits at River Junction with 11,050 tons on the drawbar.
A second section of 170 lead by two CP GEVOs looks good sliding alongside Old Man River.
A runthrough coaltrain passes through the backwaters of the Mississippi on the CP River Sub.
Our second DME lead train in under an hour, the City of Pierre slams Donehower West at track speed... under the late fall colors of the Mississippi River Valley.
Four U23Bs drag a coal train to the SP Newsprint Mill in Dublin, GA. The train is lead by the only low nose U23B on the roster.
The NS Office Car Special rolls through quaint Bremen, GA. I was pleasantly surprised to see two other railfans staked out here and had to quickly tip-toe in between them to get this killer shot.