Cruising out the old Middle Division on a late autumn afternoon, NS 8344 (formerly CR 6102) leads a westbound manifest. The once familiar signal bridge here is, of course, long gone.
We're on the AWSNP-26 and following blocks of traffic ahead as we descend the grade to Medicine Bow. The 9096 West is just one of 21 trains that we met between Rawlins and Dale Jct. at a time when... (more)
Southbound with manifest train.
The pushers of a loaded coal train are beginning their backwards descent towards Hagans Switchback from Hubbard Springs.
A set of warbonnets lead their train east by Sullivan's Curve.
39Q passes by Walnut Bottom, PA on the Lurgan Branch heading to Harrisburg, Pa from Hagerstown, MD in the middle of the night. Just east of Lee's Crossroads and along the tracks sit Rehobeth Cemet... (more)
CSXT 7740 leads Q041 south over the Miami River bridge at "The Spot" near Dayton, OH. These Dash 8's are showing their age, but they are a welcome sight in this day and age.
Pool is cool! Road power from three class 1s come together as a pair of Union Pacific Z trains meet in Beaumont, CA. Trailing CSX and Norfolk Southern motors trail the head-end consist on the east... (more)
Norfolk Southern loaded coal train 76M arrives in Columbia, SC with coal for Branchville, SC.
U722-27 rolls west on the CN&L subdivision just outside of Newberry, SC. The CN&L Sub was once a busy coal artery into SC, however since the shutdown of the Clinchfield and war on coal, the line ... (more)
The sun has just set as northbound CSX rack train Q268 makes its way across the Ohio River over LIRC rails.
In a rare occurrence for this area, a YN2 leader pulls a string of empty coal hoppers up the old CN&L tracks. Here it pulls slowly through the small antique town of Little Mountain, SC.
In a rare occurrence for this area, a YN2 leader pulls a string of empty coal hoppers up the old CN&L tracks. Here it has just met the NS local chip train and is proceeding to the next set of sig... (more)
8428 sports a Leslie RS3L as she blows the horn for the crossing in Cove