A short consist of cars on CSX local A714 with lead engine CSXT No. 6424, wait for its next assignment along with other cars on a hot afternoon in the heart of Talladega, AL.
CSX/NS interchange job Y101 leaves Norris Yard as the storms move out and a nice rainbow appears.
The sulfuric acid train crosses a wooden trestle as it makes its nocturnal way back to the processor at Hayden after dropping acid at the mine at Ray.
This evening finds the Talladega local of A734 as it sits south of the 24th street signals waiting for a light to proceed north towards Boyles yard. Conversely, a fast running NS 24E on the other... (more)
A nicely painted CSX slug set leads a phosphate train through the sweeping curve in the Plant City wye.
Running long hood forward with an ex-SP unit, the UP local out of Sparks heads east toward Fernley as it passes Patrick on the Nevada Subdivision.
Running from mounting afternoon storms, a westbound automotive train charges across the Utah desert near Floy.
Rolling through the desert moonscape at Floy, Utah, a late-afternoon Rio Grande manifest rolls east toward Colorado.
Short, Fast Freights
Saddled with two rugged mountain crossings, of the Rockies in Colorado and the Wasatch in Utah, the Rio Grande developed an operational philosophy to be compet... (more)
Not long after being converted the mom and slug are looking good, well, okay, in the morning sun.
The Rocky Mountaineer tour train heads west over the Anderson River en route to Vancouver, BC.
CDOT Train 1536 makes a stop in Old Saybrook before heading east to New London.