I turned around on my way home as soon as I saw this guy, not often SD40-2's lead coal trains so we drove back the way we came to 153.6 and shot E255 splitting the last B&O CPL's north of Lima on ... (more)
Hard to believe, but Dante Yard--the old Clinchfield coal country icon--is now closed. Back in early '86, though, it was still a beehive of activity, with several daily mine runs based there. A mi... (more)
101 with two Champs on the point. Occasionally the solid set of SD40-2's turn up on this train and when you get 2 or 3 champs together is when the train gods are generous.
An eastbound ballast train rolls under the Bollman Bridge approaching Salisbury Junction. The bridge was relocated several years ago to Glade City as part of the hiking/biking trail.
An eastbound CSX coal train is about a half mile west of the control point at Tito, VA as it crosses the North Fork of the Clinch River. This is high in the watershed, so at this point, the river ... (more)
An eastbound CSX coal train (with a rear end helper) has taken siding at Jasper, VA (left) to meet three westbound trains on this then-busy NS route. The first of the three trains (two CSX, one NS... (more)
The Longmont Switch is about to round the curve at 9th Ave before curving south and running down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, CO.
WSOR L355 departs Monroe WI enroute back to Janesville WI on the WSOR's Monroe Sub. The 4053 "Grow Wisconsin" unit has the American flag flying on this Labor Day holiday.
The 1988 was a particularly colorful year for fall colors. An eastbound CSX coal train is on NS trackage rights as it executes a CTC meet with a light pusher set, heading back to Loyall, KY. The p... (more)
CMQR eastbound train is crossing a short trestle at Scotstown
FEC 141 rolls in right behind 123 on a busy morning in Stuart. Business on the FEC appears to be picking up. FEC 708 and 709 in sequence.