The Beast is always watching.
A brief burst of sun shines down on the New York Central heritage unit on the point of an empty oil train bound for interchange to BNSF in Chicago. Since this day, a replacement cantilever has bee... (more)
Returning westbound towards Charleston, the 2013 New River Train rolls through the S-curve and under the veteran C&O cantilever in Prince, WV.
Three EMD's shove hard on the rear of a loaded crude oil train fighting upgrade towards a crew change in Bluefield. Even 369.5 miles west of Norfolk, we're still deep in the heart of N&W country.
After spending a few hours working at Northstar Steel in Delta, a matching trio of I&O workhorses roll out onto the Maumee River bridge south of Liberty Center on the former DT&I mainline.
With over 7,000 feet of merchandise at the drawbar, two SD40-2's provide the muscle to get the heavy train up the hill between Leipsic and Ottawa on the former B&O.
With the Reading and Virginian heritage units providing the power, westbound empty oil cans highball through CP 320 in Wauseon, OH, shortly after meeting an eastbound coal drag.
After meeting counterpart 366 in the siding at Sidney, 365 rolls through the farmlands of rural Kosciusko County behind an odd BNSF Fauxbonnet/NS Operation Lifesaver GP59 duo. The train will take ... (more)
Under an incredibly dramatic sunset, eastbound Q382 throttles up and enters the plant at West Deshler, where they'll cross over to main one to get around stopped traffic ahead. Just one of those "... (more)
Although it will likely never turn another wheel, this NKP relic is still an interesting sight to behold. Built in 1957, this unit became Norfolk & Western 254 before being retired and donated to ... (more)
Westbound manifest 19A swings through the crossover at CP 320 on the Chicago Line with the Wabash heritage unit in command. Back in the day, the DT&I's Napoleon Branch crossed the NYC here.
Five old EMD's provide the power for a lengthy Bellevue-bound 344, rolling east through the fields of Sandusky County.
In the last light of an early autumn evening, the westbound Wheeling & Lake Erie trackage rights train splits the original Wheeling & Lake Erie searchlights at Williston.
With just a few minutes of sunlight remaining, the golden evening light sets the scene as Norfolk Southern's OCS train splits the New York Central style brackets at CD 309 near Swanton, Ohio. The ... (more)
Southbound Q339 notches up after clearing the southeast connection in Deshler behind a pair of AC44's.