Barr Yard put together an eclectic mix of EMDs the previous night. While last winter fizzled out, it was certainly cold this early December morning on the Indiana/Kentucky border!
With the lack of mountains, Indiana coal gets much older (better) power than Appalachia. This SD50 will still have some work, including the pull out of the Ohio River flood plain up to the higher... (more)
Rolling through the Indiana countryside, past the old and new of farming structures.
A nice catch on the northbound roadrailer, running over jointed rail on the ex-CofG Griffin District.
An Oakway brings a little color to the NS, even with the logo decals long since worn off.
A Nashville to Belt Railway of Chicago train crosses into the Midwest over a flooded Ohio River.
A former TFM unit leads the daily Dallas-Atlanta runthrough with power from both railroads.
Not many places you can see a pair of high hood GP38s leading a long intermodal!
With a 16 year old paint scheme from a railroad 16 years gone, the railfans chasing this westbound intermodal were re-living the good old days.
The first of two L&C trains departing from Chester, SC just after sunrise. A nice Christmas present, to be sure.
One of the last operating GP38ACs drags through the West End District of Atlanta. Smerk!
"NS two twelve has a clear signal Courtenay, out"
Unfortunately for us, but fortunate for the AC&W, todays general freight has an entire empty grain train and CSX power up front. The owner is a fellow Michigan State University alumni.
The first half of a corn train off NS heads for the Circle S feed mill in Bascomville, SC.
The daily Pee Dee River freight heads out to the mills west of town.