Early morning sun greets the NS 35Q on a chilly Spring morning as evident by the large amount of smoke from the farm house as a fire is stoked.
After stopping at Kemper Street with engine trouble, P97 approaches Montview Yard after running "long hood forward" from Manassas to Lynchburg.
Here she is "short hood forward" three weeks ago:... (more)
A C39-8 holds main two under this classic N&W signal bridge as a coal train heads west on main one. This signal type is one of only a few left on the Pokey.
A trio of “humpbacks” along with a C40-8 rattles the diamonds at Attica.
A former CR C39-8 idles along with an NS SD70M and an IHB mother-slug set in IHB's Riverdale Yard.
A "saved from the torch" C39-8 strains to get the loaded coal cars underway.
Manassas to Lynchburg local P97 crosses Harris Creek just North of the James River.
A General Electric C39-8 crossing the Newark Bay bridge the way it was desgned to run...Long hood forward. With the C39-8's slowly being phased out, this shot is almost impossible to recreate. P... (more)
The cab of a former Conrail C39-8.
A former Conrail C39-8 on borrowed time and wide cab Dash 8 return to home rails at Conrail Shared Assets Oak Island yard. If it wasn't for the patches, it could almost be Conrail train.
While exiting the ex-Erie Bergen Tunnel, the NW 8552 does its best impression of a steam locomotive as the heavy cold rain pours on the hot radiators.
17J meets an eastbound Roadrailer at Marshfield siding, the town itself visible in the distance. I wonder if this will be the last NS C39-8 I see alive?
The NS 33K is led out of Croxton yard by a C39-8.
A C39-8 with a little damage to the short hood awaits its crew at Croxton Yard. This awesome unit would be the leader for my first road train that I ever ran.
EB CC glides through Pocahontas Yard.