The Conrail heritage unit leads eight other engines on a rather short 112 stopped at Laurel. A southbound loaded grain train would arrive shortly, and the crew of 112 would tie their power on the ... (more)
15T comes rolling into City Yard. Unfortunately, he would only make it to West End Two Tracks, before their trip was delayed by a train that had went into emergency in Loudon.
This day's T69 is powered by an Admiral Cab SD40 rebuild, a GP38 (also an Admiral Cab) and a MP15DC. Pretty unusual.
NS 132 is reflected very nicely in the glass smooth waters of Fort Loudon Lake, in the early morning light. Third unit is a SD80MAC. My first time capturing one on film, or pixels, as it were...
A rather short 229 speeds past the CP at South Waters.
With high/wide loads occupying the first three cars, 167 gets rolling south again, after meeting 115, and NS' new monster manifest 101 at Tunnel 25.
In an unusual turn of events, the TVA plant at Kingston has told NS they do not need the load of coal on 894. They do have a train of empty hoppers they need rid of. So the crew has pulled the tra... (more)
Coal loads head south at the OOC 250.0 MP marker at CP Dossett.
The rail bridge over the Clinch River is normally visible from this vantage point. However, dense fog has completely obscured both the bridge and the river, as 23G slowly rolls by the cars stored ... (more)
With help from a couple of Cunuck units, 10X rounds the curve into Harriman at Strange with 114 boxcars in tow.
Steam comes off the fresh wood chips in the hoppers, as T12 sits at East Siding, preparing to head south back to Sevier Yard.
"CSXT 953 south. Clear Dossett." Having just ducked under the NS K&O Line, a trio of AC traction GE units leads coal loads southbound at CP Dossett. Classic L&N-era searchlight si... (more)
T69 rolls into a nice "sucker hole" in the cloud cover, as it heads west at City Yard. Three veteran SD40-2s are up front.
Power from three different roads leads 167 south thru Oakdale. This is a vantage point I never tire of shooting from...
After waiting for T76 to clear the single track ahead of them, the crew of 115 have blasted off from Blair, as they roll under the signals.