A northbound empty unit train coils through the "Narrows" north of Morley, TN and near Jellico. Just north of this point a southbound troop train behind L-1 Mountain 418 jumped the track... (more)
A freshly repainted CP GE leads 281 west out of Pewaukee. Note the owl on the random telegraph pole to the left, it's actually a fake put up by the business it's next to.
CSX Q711 is seen entering Selkirk Yard at CP-FB w/ a YN3B CSX AC44 leading a Kansas City Southern de Mexico ES44AC!
CSX train Q231 heads south on the Toledo Subdivision past the former tower and CPL signals at the NS (NKP) crossing at Leipsic Junction, OH.
Got word that the previous day's Q463 had a ex Southern Pacific leading and was just hoping for a glimpse of the former SP at least trailing. Imagine my surprise when UP (ex SP) 6338 popped over ... (more)
The 471 train backs into the west end of the yard at Marquette to make a setout. Then the train will pickup and west towards Mason City.
Three GEs lead coal empties downgrade on Bozeman Pass passing through some very scenic Montana countryside.
A patched SP AC4400CW brings up the rear of this empty coal train as they clear the east end of Pinecliffe where they'll meet one eastbound.
Southern Pacific AC4400CW no. 319 helps shove this empty Cora, IL to Energy Mine, CO coal train up the 2% grade towards Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver. Not bad for only being 19 yea... (more)
After rounding one leg of the wye at SJ Jct., the UP 6270 kindly paused on the ex-Rock Island bridge over the Kansas River to allow for some mainline traffic to pass ahead of it.
While the brid... (more)
Back in my working days we would occasionally have to come here from the county seat for lunch. For some reason this helper string has tied up here, probably due to a crew out of time.
An empty hopper train heads east on the single main, formerly this spot had code line, and a classic C&O signal, all that is now gone, the signal is now on the other side of the overpass, and the ... (more)
UP 6578 & 6962 are eastbound and are just beginning the journey down the Marysville sub. From my location I can still see the rear of the train on the Kearney sub.
One of the first beauties of spring here in the mountains are the colorful redbud bushes. Here they adorn a CSX trackage rights empty train waiting "in the hole".
One of the untouched Southern Pacific AC4400CWs, SP 335, shoves on a westbound empty coal train.