BNSF 7953, a Swoosh logo and repainted Heritage IV EMD SD45-2, (aka SD40-2R), was in Longmont, CO on November 4, 2008 coupled to the Longmont Turn units on the siding across from the depot. Only a... (more)
My third encounter with this locomotive (Saint Paul, Saint Cloud and now Randall, MN) has it in charge of an all EMD standard cab lash-up of different models (SD40-2R, SD40-2 and SD60).
IC and CN units power S/B A446 10/19/08
IC 6005 leads CN 456 around the Chicago Wye in Durand and onto the Holly Subdivision bound for the Detroit area.
A UP transfer snakes through Westminster as a BNSF Z-train takes the Saint Paul Sub.
It was going to be an uneventful end of day; I was just taking some more pictures of a local at Trident, while trying to explore the inaccessible section of the MRL between Logan and Toston. This ... (more)
CSXT south bound Q637 passes under a C&O era signal bridge at Upper Sandusky, OH.
A dirty IC unit arrives at Jackson Ms.
IC 6004 shoves back onto the Greneda Sub while the IC 1036 comes out of the ready tracks with a newly added UP SD70M. Just a typical morning at the Jackson Yard.
The new SWP-WLE-AVR-BPRR jointly operated coal train is seen here passing over the competition on the sparsely used ex-B&O Glenwood Bridge
Power move at A&S Gateway Yard.The A&S #171 job serves as a hostler at this huge yard.
A 50 car coal train from SWP Bullskin Mine near Connellsville heads north on the ex B&O Pittsburgh & Western sub at Glenshaw Tunnel. It's great to see a "real" train on this twisty, scenic line!
CN 399 has made its Pick up in the yard and heads back to there train. When they left town there train was 2 plus miles long and both EMD's were notched up and sounding great.