NS' Reading heritage SD70ACe leads NS 18M east at Oakvale under threatening skies. An extended winter has delayed the onset of Spring and despite April only being days away, brown foliage continue... (more)
Descending East River mountain with NS' Reading heritage SD70ACe leading, NS 18M slithers east along the N&W mainline to Roanoke from Bluefield.
130 pound mainline rail along N&W's now abandoned Bluestone Branch near the town of Coopers. Installed in 1930 at the peak of N&W steam and electrification, these rails and remaining N&W infrastru... (more)
Destined for the Bakken oil fields to retrieve another unit train of crude, a pair of BNSF widecabs lead K081 west through C&O's Meadow Creek.
A pair of consecutively numbered SD80MAC's lead Bailey loads north on the MGA Manor Branch near Sycamore.
Tied down at the A&O's Buchannon yard office, a pair of GATX Locomotive Group (GMTX) lease engines wait for their late evening road local service between Burnsville and Grafton on the former B&O C... (more)
The daily ritual... Idling in the siding at Nitro, northbound NS 381 has completed its yard work at Nitro and is ready to depart to the north. NS 380, led by a Union Pacific ES44AC eases by its no... (more)
Departing Bailey Mine for Shire Oaks, ex- Conrail C40-8W No. 8444 slithers along the MGA Manor Branch in this identifiable vista from Time, Pennsylvania.
With empties in tow, CSXT No. 537 leads a Brooks Run train into the east portal of Jones Tunnel, westbound on the A&O Cowen Subdivision to Burnsville.
CSXT CW44AH No. 537 leads an A&O X711 from Grafton to Brooks Run Mine, passing the B&O CPL protected E.E. Smith Summit interlocking. While today's Cowen Sub. operations are protected by the P&L su... (more)
Idling in the Cumberland Terminal on the head end of a westbound freight, veteran C40-8W No. 9385 shows her age after two and a half decades of serving the Union Pacific Railroad. A fair ways from... (more)
Descending 17 mile grade, CSX Q316 and its western visitors slither along the former B&O Mountain Subdivision on their late evening trip from Grafton to Cumberland.
Routed via the former B&O Sandpatch mainline, a westbound crude oil empty from Philadelphia gallops through downtown Rockwood on its crew run from Cumberland to Connesville.
As seen from the former Western Maryland Salisbury viaduct, eastbound CSX S368 rolls along the B&O Keystone Sub. under the lead power of two BNSF locomotives.
Deadheading east to Altoona from Conway, Norfolk Southern's A-B-B set of executive F9's lead a business train through downtown Pittsburgh eastbound on the PRR mainline.