Two SD60s running on borrowed time lead NS freight train 140 north through Hampton, GA with only minutes of sunshine left on a beautiful December day.
Ex-SOO 6009 and an NS SD60 trundle by some former Southern Railway power in Griffin, GA. The engineer will soon throttle out after being notified they could skip their setoff in the interest of ma... (more)
A former SOO SD60 leads an NS SD60 and slop freight 140 up the jointed rail ex-CofG Griffin District. The train was at walking speed awaiting news of whether they'd work Griffin or not, as they on... (more)
After making the drive to Griffin from downtown Atlanta, I arrived only minutes ahead of northbound manifest 140, which utilizes the former Central of Georgia Griffin District between Macon and Ea... (more)
After pulling down through Mead Junction onto the Brunswick District for head room, NS local job G10 shoves its 43 loads through the crossovers and into a receiving track on the south end of Brosn... (more)
Norfolk Southern local job G10 brings a cut of empty hoppers north on the ex CofG Macon - Athens branch. In charge of the train today are a pair of ex SOO SD60's and an ex UP snoot nose SD40-2.
Curving through the basalt Pillars Of Lyle, a matched set of three brand new GE ES44AC's from Citicorp Rail Leasing make their first trip to the west coast on an BNSF oil train bound for Tacoma, W... (more)
A rare leader pretty much anywhere on the NS system (NS is only leasing 3 total), CEFX #104 leads Plant Marshall coal loads past the classic Southern Railway station at Old Fort, NC.
Interesting lineup on a quiet Saturday morning in Ft. Stockton.
After dropping off a cut of empty hoppers for KRT in Ceredo, J16 turns their power of two ex-Conrail Dash 8's and a CEFX SD9043MAC on the wye at Kenova to allow the next day's crew to depart Kenov... (more)
CEFX AC4400CW #1051 leads southbound loaded ethanol train #64G through the Little Road grade crossing, milepost 57 of NS's Atlanta North District, approximately two miles south of Sugar Valley, Ge... (more)
EMD brothers unite again in Asheville on a gloomy morning. Two High-hood EMD's work the PA01 yard job while 745 awaits its next crew for the run to Bulls Gap and back to the coal fields.
The crew on EB manifest 134 can see the tail end of their train as the pass under themselves at High Fill on the Old Fort Loops in western North Carolina on this beautiful November morning.
A rare leader for the Asheville District, CEFX AC4400 leads eastbound manifest train 134 on a crystal clear November morning at Old Fort.
Weekend Stay at the Station
Hurricane Sandy crippled many railroads throughout the Garden State, the NYS&W being one of them. The day before Hurricane Sandy an FRA inspection t... (more)