Sometimes, CSX decides to throw railfans a bone, and on June 8th 2014, CSX did just that. CSX ran an empty oil train north on the CSX Trenton Line (Symboled K041) with a Warbonnet leading a KCS &q... (more)
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #729 leads a freight train around Helmstetter's Cuve as the sun is setting behind the engine. A plume of smoke and the engine is silhouetted by the remaining light of day.
C&O 8016 and Soo Line 2500 have completed their run for the parade of F-units during the Streamliners at Spencer event. Thankfully, the thunderstorm in the distance passed to the east of Spencer.
Quite a lineup on Thursday afternoon during Streamliners at Spencer
In the Nation's oldest city, twin Champs roll 226 across the tidewater as puffy clouds build.
FEC 226 rolls across the Tomoka River on a warm humid morning. Today's plus is two champs leading. For Betty Buchanan who passed on recently who was an active volunteer locally.
While heading up to Kentucky after the Streamliners event, caught this unit tied down at the Norfolk Southern Yard. Unlike the other NPBL units I have seen, this is the first with the NPBL hearld... (more)
UP 2002, the Salt Lake City Olympic's unit is on the point of westbound hot shot Z-LTG2 on a dreary June evening.
NS 201 crosses the New River in Radford.
UP 1996 is parked at the siding in Rodell. This was once a popular stop on the CNW when Rodell was a town in the 1900's-1930's. With the CNW long gone, UP heritage unit 1996 is parked here at the ... (more)
Presenting Streamliner #26-and-a-half:
Hoping for a unique photo opportunity, I packed this N-scale model of an NKP PA with the rest of my photo gear. That opportunity finally arrived at t... (more)
The Roanoke, VA to Spencer, NC move of Wabash 1009 and NW 611 rolls through the Virginia countryside.
Thunderstorms begin to build around the Spencer Roundhouse as a colorful assortment of beautiful streamliners bask in the sun. Thankfully, the storms stayed away and the event was fantastic.