15T comes rolling under Western Ave. heading west, with part of the Knoxville skyline in the background.
23G comes charging past the CP at East Siding. The crew has put the spurs to the locomotives, in order to get a good run at the heavy Chestnut Ridge grade just a couple miles ahead.
Northbound phosphate loads roll thru the countryside, just north of Dossett. The crew is making a run at the big hill, and the train's speed had increased significantly by the time the bottom end ... (more)
CSX 51 leads a northbound Intermodal thru the Folkston Funnel.
In some nice evening light, the northbound Silver Meteor rolls thru Folkston.
275 drifts toward Tunnel 25 after coming off Track 2 onto the single Main.
A fairly clean ACe leads 168 north at Sunbright.
With an assist from a BNSF Dash 9, 223 flies past MP 215.0 at Helenwood.
The Jersey girl shoves on the rear of coal empties, as the train rides the roller coaster of humps and dips at Pemberton.
215 charges up the grade at Winfield. Traffic was very light on this day, so there was nothing to hold this train up. The crew's trip from Burnside to here has only taken slightly over an hour.
After shoving loaded grain train 56G over the hill into Powell, the power for northbound grain empties train 55G returns to Laurel to recouple to their train, and continue north.
A nice set of power leads this southbound, crossing the Tennessee River. The trailing SD40-2 is 8388, which could easily be confused for "Crazy Eights" at first glance...
Grain empties speed north approaching the siding at Amherst.
A solo MAC leads a long string of empty hoppers north, crossing the NS West End at the Willoughby diamond, a couple dozen yards back.
On the beautiful morning of the second day of 2016, NS 111 flies south thru the community of Oliver Springs.