In the dying desert light, power on a westbound.
Roaring out of the yard eastbound this is a really mixed freight. Pigs mixed in are getting to be unusual. I guess you can see the entire train if you can see that well.
Heavy traffic in the seventies at Silverwood. In the background visible is the the track of SP's Colton Palmdale Cutoff
A trio of SF30C's and a SD40-2 are led westbound from Amarillo by a SD45-2.
They're really leaning into the grade now, sanders are kicking in and a exhaust haze shoots high into the air. There is much more to the loop than the look.
NS 1703 is about to cross Prospect Plains Rd. as it heads back towards Browns Yard after clearing the Hightstown Industrial down to Cranbury Station. It's rare enough to catch a train south of the... (more)
On a crystal clear but frigid winter afternoon, OI-16 backs across the diamond at CP PD to set off cars in Port Reading Yard.
OI-16 is back on the Chemical Coast Secondary after setting off cars at Port Reading Yard. A pair of BNSF Dash 9s are tied onto a loaded ethanol train on the East Track. In the distance is yet ano... (more)
NS 1703, which finally escaped from Port Reading Yard, couples onto a cut of cars left by the Oak Island transfer just before sunset.
A pair of SD45-2s head back to Altoona while a westbound hopper train works upgrade.
ATSF 5660 leads an eastbound freight up the 2.2% track at Silverwood