I encountered the Willmar to Aberdeen local near Holloway, MN around midday as they sat waiting for some maintenance equipment to clear. It appeared that the clouds would clear by late afternoon,... (more)
Transfer job out of Northtown.
Ex CR 5504, at Mexico City, and FTVM 9817 (MP15AC).
NS Train 38Q rolls through Galitzen. The train is passing by AR Tower and passing under the Pennsy era signals.
The lead locomotive consist:
NS 6771 (SD60M) (Ex CR 5515)
NS 9459 (C44-9W)
A hot westbound Z train hustles through Serpentine Canyon near the old station of Howells, between Virgilia and Belden. This is slide country, and heavy rains and snow are liable to bring rocks cr... (more)
A surprise on an intermodal, a pair of SD60Ms transfer a train of stacked containers from St. Paul to Staples to receive newer road power for the rest of the trip.
NS 213 is just seconds from crossing into South Carolina as they charge through the small town of Grover, NC. In the lead is former BN 9205, built in 1989. These early SD60Ms feature an interestin... (more)
On a pleasant Autumn afternoon, 213 navigates the fields in and around Grover and Kings Mountain.
Late in the afternoon, a hot westbound pig train departs Oroville, heading south down the Sacramento Valley.
Afternoon local returning to the Tri Cities from Ayer.
NS 214 rolls north by the beautifully remodeled former Southern Railway passenger depot in Salisbury on a gorgeous first morning of October. The classic ex-BN "triclops" SD60M made for a... (more)
BN 9234 leads a 5 unit consist on an empty coal train near Bill, WY in May of 1991.
A BN SD60M leads grain south through downtown Centralia.
A baretable train led by an ex Conrail SD60M passes the mill at Richland.
North bound James Strates Carnival train meets South bound Train at Richmond, VA.