Eastbound autoracks Q247 are blasting by the only remaining CPL signals in the St. Louis area.The Ex B&O into St. Louis was once loaded with CPLs, only this pair remain here at Black Lane.
Q235 is seen southbound to Winston with empty racks, having come down the S-Line & up to Taft with loads via Lakeland a few hours earlier. That seems to be "how it's done" for now.
Pulling for all their worth, three big six-axles lug a 157 car Q324 out of Defiance, passing Hires Cemetery just outside of town. Just a few moments later, the sun would dip below the horizon, end... (more)
A trio of Rio Grande SD50's 5511, 5505, 5501 and SD40T-2 5387 bring down a loaded coal train through Rocky. Mid-train helpers Santa Fe SD40-2 5187, SD45 5300 and Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8230 are ... (more)
"Cave of the SD50"
An SD50 paired with an SD40-2 emerge from the east side of the former Erie Bergen Tunnel. While this train is in the heart of Jersey City, the area is more like ... (more)
With a pair of midwestern tourists on the point, UP's North Platte, NE to Los Angeles, CA Z train rolls west through Stockton, Utah.
Big footed Chessie cats haul a coal train West on the P&LE main at College Station. Four axle units still ruled the fleet at the time, as CSX had over 700 GP-40 & GP40-2's, so catching these big u... (more)
An all standard cab line up, including a Lego cab rebuild, pulls today's Q685 out of the Magic City and on a southbound trip to Waycross.
The light power of Y317 heads down track 2 and heads towards the high-line interchange track with NS while passing in front of the skyscrapers of downtown Birmingham. One such skyscraper seen abo... (more)
A late day westbound passes thru Fairview.
M340 tied down at 17th Ave in Broadview with a Conrail SD50 leading the way.
Austin Western 5103 with LTEX initials.
CSX Q216 reaches the summit of the upper Shenandoah Valley at Hobbs on the Cumberland Sub near Bardane, WV on March 28, 2012. Rain clouds loom in the distance as the sun had set over the horizon a... (more)
Is it possible that a holdover from the Chessie days put this consist together?