Idling within a work permit, NS SD40-2 No. 3435 and an SD40E wait for authority to move beyond the absolute signal at Blake, east of Bluefield on NS' Christiansburg District to Raonoke.
Performing tests along CSX's former L&N mainline between Corbin and Cartersville, EMDX SD70ACe Demonstrators No. 1203 and 1202 lead a northbound empty hopper train through Lake City on CSX's KD Su... (more)
Positioned on the west slope of Alleghany grade, a westbound empty coal train illuminates the intermediate signal bridge at Caldwell under the cover of darkness.
Tied down on the tail track at Nitro's small industrial yard, former Southern Railway EMD GP38-2 high hood is silhouetted against threatening storm clouds as a thunderstorm moves northeast across ... (more)
As threatening skies associated with a storm cell move northeast across the Kanawha River valley, UP SD70M No. 4604 idles on the point of NS 380 in the yard at Nitro, making its daily drop offs fo... (more)
After its counterpart encountered engine failure earlier in the day prompting a power swap between NS 380 and a northbound coal drag to the north, NS 381 was placed in the siding at Nitro until cr... (more)
Idling on the mainline at Nitro, the Nitro-Institute overnight chemical turn waits for updated paperwork from the yard office before returning south to the large chemical complexes alongside the K... (more)
On a beautiful spring evening in the western suburbs of Chicago, a westbound Metra computer slices through the former CB&Q signals at CP Fairview, westbound on the BNSF Chicago Subdivision.
An assortment of retired locomotives sit in storage on the south side of CSX's Corbin yard along the former L&N from Corbin to Etowah. The stored locomotives included CSX's infamous SD40-2 No. 888... (more)
Virginian coal loads from the Southern West Virginia coalfields grind upgrade near Matoka along the former VGN mainline from Elmore to Princeton.
Over two dozen SD40-2's of various CSX predecessors sit in storage, basking in the late winter sun in the yard at CSX's Huntington Locomotive Shops. Many of the locomotives will ultimately be scra... (more)
Returning west to Farm from Bluefield, NS' Southern Railway heritage ES44AC glides through downtown Welch at track speed, as seen from a distant perspective alongside US-52.
Paralleling Loup Creek out of the New River Gorge from Thurmond, empties for the R.J. Corman mine at Pax catch the late morning sun near Thurmond.