Welcome to Atlanta... an interesting grainer passes through town. This train will originate and terminate on G&W properties, interchanged from the CF&E at Crestline, OH and destined to the GITM i... (more)
Passing the 422 Milepost, former SP 7207 gives away its heritage running long hood forward bringing empty marble chip hoppers to the north-most freight customer on the line.
After dropping local Atlanta traffic at Whitaker Yard west of town, Long Beach-Atlanta train 22G brings through cars across the Chattahoochee River into Inman Yard where it will block swap onto ot... (more)
South Dakota, where the winters make Cottonwood trees look like bonsai.
The City of Chillicothe leads the daily Huron, SD to Rapid City, SD manifest... the second unit is actually DM&E, but in exactly 45 days the paint scheme will again match its owner.
A couple GEs split the signals at Breezy Point while an SD70ACe DPU and three unit helper K CWFCWF7 14 shove up the other side of the horse shoe.
Dragging up Crawford Hill with Crow Butte in the background.
Back when coal was still king, two empty hopper trains swap crews at the small town of Ravenna, NE.
Things in this photo that no longer exist: Roadrailers, (original) Conrail Paint, NS C40-8s, jointed rail on the Griffin District. The milepost and station sign are all that is unchanged today.
Running as CSX Z15809, NS train 912-08 and I both left Atlanta the day before and happened to cross paths in Cincinnati. 912's ultimate destination is Hammond, IN; while I was bound for SummerRai... (more)
Called the USX West, but running under the BNSF symbol, a US Steel empty is headed to Monett, MO for interchange to the Arkansas & Missouri RR. My notes show the ultimate destination as Consolida... (more)
A long time ago, in a place far far away from my home in Atlanta, an SD40A sporting the Death Star logo will definitely not need refueling on the way from Markham, IL to Pontiac, MI.
A pair of GP15s lead a Yard Center to Chicago Heights job past Jay Tower, named because of the EJ&E crossing. As of 2016, the motors are still in service however the tower has been razed.
A mixed bag of power passes a variety of Midwestern flowers. The 3801 is no longer on the roster.
Where's the beef? A Thanksgiving Holiday intermodal gets moving after meeting a better patronized Amtrak Crescent.