Fellow contributor Ben Sutton grabs his shot as Wheeling coke loads soar high above Ginger Hill Rd on Mingo Trestle as they continue west to Rook Yard.
A peaceful early morning in Dumont, NJ is interrupted by one of CSX's dramatically rebuilt SD40-2s, 4029, crossing W Madison Ave and passing some local businesses.
High above Ginger Hill road and below Route 43, coke loads from Monessen head west towards Rook. Shortly afterwards, strong thunderstorms would move through the area.
Blue skies grace southwest Pennsylvania as coke loads from Monessen, PA head West towards Rook over the Sudan Trestle.
After strong storms have passed through the area, the sun makes an appearance just in time for coke loads to head west towards Rook just outside of Charleroi.
Wet and heavy snow blowing sideways never makes for a good day to be doing ground work (or trying to keep your lens dry). Here a Proctor Roadswitch arrives with a train of ore empties from Duluth ... (more)
In the last light of 2013, DMIR 405 rounds the bend and turns away from the sun heading to Two Harbors with loads of taconite pellets from U.S. Steel Minntac.
The old girl lives! DMIR 403 has been through a lot this year already. Involved in a wreck at Fairbanks earlier this year and at the time it's fate was unknown. CN brass decided to repair it and... (more)
The ore carrier Presque Isle is moored between the docks in Two Harbors as an SD40-3 shoves empty cars into the outgoing yard on a cold and blustery spring day. The vessel is waiting for a Coast G... (more)
DME 6051 and two more SD40's cross the Bad River on a mighty fine January afternoon.
W&LE 3068, 6384, 3067, and 302 lead train 212 east through Scio, Ohio, on August 10th, 2013.
CP northbound just south of LeClaire,IA..
Went wide here as pellets for Two Harbors roll down the hill. A few miles later engine troubles would bring this train to a crawl and they would limp into Allen Jct. to await rescue.
Trundling through the Bad River Valley, a lengthy 571 continues it's slow trek towards Rapid City at a whopping 10MPH.
The deafening silence of a West River snow shower is broken by the approach of CP's 571 crawling toward Rapid City at a whooping 10 MPH.