Two NS units add to the already interesting consist, including an extremely clean Swoosh SD40-2, and a GP60B.
NS westbound Yuma Turn on the mainline at Watkins.
Most of the C39-8's have been retired but a few are still floating around. The 8591 leads an empty train out of Princeton on the Virginian.
NS hot autoparts boxes detour to KC via Clinton, IA instead of the usual all-NS routing west from Decatur. Flooding on the Mississippi has shut down the NS at Hannibal, MO., this train is getting... (more)
Departing for Alexandria
Looks can be decieving,there is an engineer on this train, these Ex NW units have dual controls.The engineer is on the left side of the cab.An Alton & Southern crew is aboard NS 18K and is deliver... (more)
Early morning sun greets the NS 35Q on a chilly Spring morning as evident by the large amount of smoke from the farm house as a fire is stoked.
After stopping at Kemper Street with engine trouble, P97 approaches Montview Yard after running "long hood forward" from Manassas to Lynchburg.
Here she is "short hood forward" three weeks ago:... (more)
A now rare C39-8 leads 34M through Macungie. Note the mismatched numberboards. Minolta XG-1/Ektachrome 200.
A C39-8 holds main two under this classic N&W signal bridge as a coal train heads west on main one. This signal type is one of only a few left on the Pokey.
A trio of “humpbacks” along with a C40-8 rattles the diamonds at Attica.
A former CR C39-8 idles along with an NS SD70M and an IHB mother-slug set in IHB's Riverdale Yard.
A "saved from the torch" C39-8 strains to get the loaded coal cars underway.
Manassas to Lynchburg local P97 crosses Harris Creek just North of the James River.
A General Electric C39-8 crossing the Newark Bay bridge the way it was desgned to run...Long hood forward. With the C39-8's slowly being phased out, this shot is almost impossible to recreate. P... (more)