A short-on-time Q317-27 recrew drags 8800 feet of Cumberland freight past the Ashland Amtrak platform with an HLCX SD40-2 and ex-Conrail SD60I for power.
Splitting the county seat of Greenup in two, 110 loads of eastbound Duke Energy coal creep through town behind an ex-Conrail SD60M and three GE locomotives, waiting for their turn to enter the yar... (more)
Westbound intermodal 233 with the Penn Central heritage unit leading has no trouble maintaining every bit of the 60-mile-per-hour track speed at Haverhill, Ohio with less than half an hour to go b... (more)
With a fresh crew on board, westbound stack train L135-07 quickly accelerates from a stop on the west end of the Passenger Main in Russell Yard bound for Columbus, passing the "Railroad Overl... (more)
The conductor's back on board after throwing a couple switches for their route, and G708-05 is crawling into Russell Yard under the power of two Canadian Pacific SD60's (including a rare Triclops)... (more)
As the sun fades away, eastbound grain G708-05 with two sharp SD60's including a rare three-window"Triclops" and a Dash 8 in the freshly-painted "Boxcar" scheme pulls into Russ... (more)
"Do you come from the land down under?"
Fresh off lease to BHP Billiton Iron Ore in Australia, 13 rusty EMD SD70ACe/Lc's are heading to Muncie, Indiana for rebuilds (and hopefully ... (more)
A view from the pedestrian bridge at 22nd Street offers a birds-eye view of the old Ashland, KY 34th Street Yard, now leased to AK Steel to store coke cars; and to Mansbach to store cars destined ... (more)
Tied down in front of the Huntington Amtrak Station, a leased FURX Geep and two SD40-2's wait for a new crew to finish their work between Huntington and Russell for the night.
Snow, snow, and more snow.
Exiting one of several snow squalls to blanket the Tri-State Area ahead of a massive polar vortex, westbound hotshot intermodal 233 with a grand total of fi... (more)
CSX 502 leads another train of empty hoppers back to the Kentucky coalfields passing the northbound signal at WD Cabin on the Big Sandy Subdivision.
"Dashing through the snow..."
NS 17M heads west out of Williamson passing the N&W CPL's at Falls Branch during one of several snow squalls that blanketed the southern half of t... (more)
Basking in the sun on an unusually warm February afternoon, two of the ex-CN switchers donning the new SunCoke paint scheme tie down in front of the water tower for a break, while ALCO S2 #511, al... (more)
Oh my, what a chase for this one!
Eastbound oil train CSX K080-05 with a BNSF "Fakebonnet" Dash 9 at the lead passes the South Charleston Amtrak station on a cool February nigh... (more)
With two ex-NS GP38-2's for power, the Huntington Local departs off the Running Track at HO Cabin bound for Russell Yard on a frigid February evening.