During the winter months often a lumber or pipe barge will dock in Seward and the railroad will haul the contents north to Anchorage. Once in Anchorage the railroad will switch out the local cars ... (more)
New EMD power on CSX was something quite different in late 97'. The last order of new EMD power came in late 1989 as 10 SD60 units arrived on the property and stayed primarily in the coal fields i... (more)
Rear DP motor on a frac sand train
A pair of CSX EMD's roar up the grade leading into Kennesaw with loaded autorack train Q211 on a chilly afternoon.
An all EMD consist, Two Southern Belles, a CSX SD40-3, and NS SD70M-2, lead 473 past B-17
A couple of new SD70ac units sit tied down behind the crew shack.
Grain loads for Wingate, NC barrel north after letting M675 into the siding at Hull.
A trio of EMDs thunder through the Mohawk Valley while the last of the day's rays of sun hit the tracks.
In 2010 the Alaska Railroad was still running a freight north to Fairbanks 7 nights a week. The usual departure time was between 2000 and 2030 after the arrival on the southbound Denali Star. Duri... (more)
"MACs in for Service"
A pair of SD70MACs #4015 "The Spirit of North Pole" and #4320 sit side-by-side for routine inspections.
"A Tiny Cruise Train"
A southbound cruise train zips by with a short train of tourists on the way back to Anchorage.
There aren't too many trains that traverse the line south of Portage in the Winter. One such train is the 110S seen here at Bird Point. As the Port of Anchorage is not ice free occasionally a barg... (more)
Another day and another SD70Mac is seen leading train 581 south towards Atlanta at Lookout.
"THE END IS NEAR"
The B&O Sentinels time is running short as witness to the work being done on their replacements. L415 is making a cut to leave a shopped car in the yard. Q3... (more)
The snow still falls as Q229 heads west through French's Hollow with two CSX SD70MACs leading.