Originally SCL, then SBD and now in stealth.
I don't remember if anyone else saw this, but this is the 1995 Santa Train (11-18-95). After the train was pulling out of Fremont, VA, my wife and I were driving along to find another spot when I ... (more)
A view of the east end of the former N&W yard at Crewe, VA.
Before the Powder River coal line became the multi-track monster it is today, it was an incredibly busy piece of RR with portions of single track. Nothing say vintage coal line to me like this 5 u... (more)
Another more front view of CSXT 1837 a rebuilt GE C30-7 now a GE Slug.
Eastbound cellulose train L65 just received clearance to depart Mairink station, heading to Sorocaba.
A westbound NS empty train rounds a curve into Glenita, VA as an overnight wet snowfall clings to the trees.
A southbound general freight curves out of Hickory Creek Tunnel No. 3 as it negotiates a route opened by the L&N in 1905 to complete its own line from the Tennessee state line near Jellico to Atla... (more)
Nowadays, it seems that any Class 1’s locomotive can show up anywhere in North America. In the 1970’s, foreign power showing up in a distant location was more uncommon. The Delaware & Hudson’s “Ap... (more)
385,000 pounds of Rolling Thunder sits just west of the CSX Huntington Yard former CSXT, LN and Seaboard 7067 a C30-7 was rebuilt into a GE Yard slug and was donated to the university by the Hunti... (more)
NS 198 approaches the eastbound signals at Bluefield, Virginia.
Four units, four paint schemes: a northbound empty hopper train crosses CSX's former Clinchfield Copper Creek Viaduct. At the time, 30 or more trains a day crossed this bridge. Today---maybe two t... (more)
Eastbound manifest Ayer
SF 8020 leads a heavy manifest train up the east slope of Cajon Pass at Lugo.
SF 8154 east leads a heavy manifest train past an SP work train tucked away in the siding at Bealville in 1985.