This loaded grain train for Gainesville has completed its journey on the Abbeville Sub and now starts out on its trek up the Gainesville Midland. Due to the rolling hills and multiple steep grades... (more)
An interesting lash up of engines lead UP's hot ZLAAH east through Erda on Feb. 24, 2015. The NS 2564 is an EMD SD70, built for Conrail in Sept. 1998.
Hotshot Q019 departing West Springfield Yard after making a pick up, only 182 Axles today so the Washington hill grade should not be a problem for this train.
Just a couple of inches of snow melt have occurred as the day's high was just over the freezing mark, but it is certainly still enough to create a snow squall as a train passes, and Q401 was no di... (more)
After a very fine, powdery 8 inches of snow fell overnight, It took virtually no wind at all to kick up snow, and Q439-15 rolling by at 40 mph was enough to create a snow squall. Seen here, he is ... (more)
A shiny new GE ES44AH, assigned to a CWTNO9-11 coal train, pauses for a recrew at Union Pacific's North Yard in Salt Lake City.
It turned out to be a classic 'Friday the 13th' for maintenance of way assigned to a Loram Rail Grinder. Crew members were required to wait at Castilla in Spanish Fork Canyon for five trains to pa... (more)
A UP stack train hustles through the desert landscape near Jean.
Double stacks bound for LA stretch above an Army Reserve complexe in Sloan, just south of Vegas. What deceptively looks like a remote desert outpost is only a short trip to the Strip.
A stack train claws towards the top of the hill at Erie on a warm and relatively windy day in the deserts south of Las Vegas.
After waiting for a short time at Emerson, the Northbound manifest resumes its run, seen here crossing the Etowah River with several Norfolk Southern units helping pull the load.
The Northbound manifest creeps along the main at Emerson, where it will soon stop to allow a Southbound manifest to go around via the siding. Note the Norfolk Southern power sandwiched between the... (more)