Stack train rolls west on main three at milepost 12 of the Ft. Wayne Line.
After meeting 211 at Sugar Hill, GA, NS 212 picks up speed to diverge at Walters and head up the Greenville District.
A 6 hour late 221 blasts through Suwanee, GA with my good friend Tim at the controls of this container traffic coming from Charlotte, NC. Since 118 hit an abandoned car up North the main Intermoda... (more)
Norfolk Southern 9633 with empty grain hoppers sits on the siding behind Monger's Building Supply in Harrisonburg.
A horizontal view of 13T creeping across the Portage Bridge in Letchworth State Park. I can't fit the upper falls and river below into the frame going horizontal, since I did not have a wide lens ... (more)
Running 6 hours late because of a derailment on the Charlotte District, hotshot intermodal 221 cruises through historic Suwanee, GA into the evening sweetlight. An engineer friend leans out the wi... (more)
Look out world, six axle power on the local.
Eastbound with 25Th Operation Lifesaver engine leading
The NS 39Q rolls west through Elliston side by side with the NS 233.
While visiting in Raleigh for a bluegrass music convention, I decided to go trackside for a bit and ended up catching this heavy manifest train. NS 9667 grinds upgrade at around 15 MPH in notch 8 ... (more)
Led by a lone NS Dash 9 widecab, a long eastbound Vehicle train for Chicago crawls through West Chillicothe in the middle of a busy morning on the BNSF Transcon.
With the Operation Lifesaver 25th Anniversary unit on the point, a southbound NS manifest holds on Main 2 at the south end of double track at Reid, waiting for a northbound coming off of the singl... (more)
A mixed freight roars out of Tunnel 4 and through the road crossing. The crossing has no gates and is about 100' from the portal. Not a place for the faint of heart.
Tunnel 4's portal looks like a Mason jar after the Heartland Corridor Project. This is fitting since this is Hatfield McCoy Country.
Coal still moves on the Pokey. A loaded train heads east while empties return to Williamson for a refill.