A quick stopover in Altoona during a long drive from Kentucky to Maine reveals Alto tower, next stop, steamtown!
A freindly wave from the crew as this well battered switcher from a local steel mill enters CSX's Cayce yard to pick up some gons.
Southbound through the funnel behind UP power. Train is destined for New Orleans, LA
Southbound aluminum empties cross the Kentucky river from Clark into Madison county, immediately after the bridge is a tunnel. In the 1980's CSX had one of their "RailVans" (ie roadrailers) derai... (more)
A high-hood geep basks in late evening sun breaking through a high cirrus cloud deck.
My first 'artsy' shot, taken of an abandoned SCRF unit.
Abandoned on a weed choked spur between Bishopville and Hartsville, SC. The unit has been here some time, vines and small trees were growing into the trucks!
Southbound Silver Meteor breaks the limited early morning silence in a small southern town.
A late Silver Meteor rolls through town aroun 1:45 PM
One of three CSX's ex EMD leasing SD70M's still in EMD paint, another is 4675 seen here: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=158950. the third is CSX 4687
The conductor waves to today's unusually large crowd at Folkston as the engineer peeks back over his shoulder while 648 and another unit pull hard on a string of OUCX coal hoppers headed to Orland... (more)
Southbound coal with a gleaming string of ICXX coal hoppers.
My favorite train, the Fernandina Rocket, with its as usual oddball, less common power!
The unblurred version of photo ID 165641, makes for a case study of NS's newer high-horsepwer EMD's SD60/SD70M/SD70/SD70M-2