NS's Blue Ribbon Special heads north toward Sheffield, AL as the sun finally shines north of Birmingham.
NS 1071, the CNJ heritage unit, is positioned for the Spencer Family Portrait event at NCTM.
A BNSF OCS descends Cajon toward San Bernadino while I waited for ATSF 3751 to ascend Cajon.
NS's Blue Ribbon Special crosses the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River near Cordova, AL on its way to Sheffield and eventually Memphis. While the F's couldn't lead, it was still a mighty f... (more)
NS local power sits quietly for the weekend in downtown Douglasville, GA in great evening light.
NS 8101, the CoG heritage unit, serves as a DPU on coal empties heading back to the mines in Virginia from western Georgia.
GCRY 4960 and ATSF 3751 reverse pass the photo line for the southbound runby. This photo of the shove back ended up being much better than the runby due to a poorly planned runby location.
NS 8099, the Southern heritage unit, makes it way slowly past several museum engines adorning various Southern schemes from an angle not often photographed.
An Austin Steam Train Association brakeman examines the view forward as the train returns to its Cedar Park, TX depot on a 20th anniversary passenger excursion.
A short FEC empty rock train heads south back to the quarries after originating in Fort Pierce.
A BNSF mixed freight continues upgrade at Tehachapi Loop, about to cross over itself. The train was on the lowest level of tracks in the picture going away from the photographer, passed left to r... (more)
A BNSF stack grinds upgrade around the loop at Tehachapi. This was my first visit to the pass and I must admit it lives up its reputation.
ATSF 3751 speeds upgrade near Siberia on BNSF's Transcon heading home to Los Angeles to conclude the Grand Canyon Limited.
In the warm glow of a sun just above the horizon, several Conrail predecessors await their partners in crime to complete the scene. Thanks NS for putting this together!
The N&W branch of the family tree mingles with its former Conrail cousins on a quiet summer night. Thanks NS for putting this together!