U20031 CSXT 5445 west passes C&O 19400 DF-9 boxcar on Halloween.
On a dreary early afternoon, I thought my road trip to Altoona and to see the curve wouldn't turn anything worthwhile with the chilly temperature, cloudy skies, and lack of color in the trees. Boy... (more)
In the peaceful, rural valleys east of Altoona the railroad follows essentially river grade for over 100 miles along Spruce Creek and the Juniata and Susquehanna Rivers. On a Sunday early afternoo... (more)
A view of Q007 through the steel frame of the Bort Road bridge. Locomotives:CSXT 5201 ES40DCCSXT 68 AC44CW
CSXT ES40DC 5395, C&O 19400 DF-9 box car and the James Monroe Building.
A trio of GE locomotives lead a westbound intermodal down the former NYC mainline on a beautiful fall afternoon.
One of several N series loaded coal trains that serve power plants in Florida (N019-20) pass through Roanoke with three Generals powering its voyage. A combination of horsepower, tractive effort ... (more)
A pair of CSX GEVOs haul a westbound intermodal train at Bort Road on a warm summer day. Locomotives:CSXT 5241 ES40DCCSXT 886 ES44AC
CSX Q427 comes trundling through the town of Chatham, NY after pausing to wait for 2 eastbounds.
NS U48 backs through Appalachia with empties destined for loading at Wentz, located on the ex-Interstate Railroad.
More commonly seen as road power, ES40DC 5476 shoves back on a cut of box cars while switching Pascagoula Yard.
A trio of CSX locomotives haul a UP grain train through Fairport, NY on the West Shore branch. Locomotives:CSXT 5466 ES40DCCSXT 7890 C40-8WCSXT 7869 C40-8W
Producing 4,000 horses, the prime mover under the blue and gold paint of lead engine #5260, powers the 6 axles that begin the total of 318 that this stack train is composed of.
Its a quiet morning at Frankfort as train 123 waits for a new crew to continue eastward.