Q696-04 passing the WE Marrowbone siding between Shelby and Elkhorn City in a light rain
After meeting a monstrous Q697-04 at Pauley Siding, eastbound manifest Q696-04 runs down the final few miles to the yard at Shelby, KY on a dreary September afternoon, rolling through the Pikevill... (more)
Q697 rolls through the man made cut-through in Pikeville, used to reroute the Levisa Fork away from downtown, taking the CSX main with it. An assortment of CSX power brings up the lead with a US A... (more)
Q696 crosses the Russell Fork into Elkhorn City, beginning the evident climb up the grade towards the Breaks Gorge, where he will soon slow to a crawl.
CN 120 (with CN 2893, CN 2658 & CN 2956 up front and CN 2858 mid-train) is rounding a curve in the Ville St-Pierre neighbourhood of Montreal. With the days getting much shorter, shadows are a big ... (more)
BNSF detoured oil train
Two GEs & two EMDs lead westbound empties through Aurora NE on BNSF's Ravenna Sub.
BNSF 6206 & 6046 lead westbound empties down grade at MP 148.6 on BNSF's Sandhills Sub.
The two "cascade" bridges at Troy have always been a favorite of mine on Donner. Most of my time is spent in blizzards but occasionally it works out where I catch a break in the clouds. ... (more)
Waiting for a signal to proceed into Cincinnati the Nickel Plate heritage unit has lead northbound 78M.
On a recent visit to Colorado I visited some of my old stomping grounds and in doing so found this loaded coal train crossing Bell Creek in the scenic town of Paonia on the UP's former Rio Grande'... (more)
Q41502 (Cumberland, MD - Rocky Mount, NC) with CSXT 966 and CREX 1505 at Douglasdale Road. The train has just departed Acca Yard as it passes between the lanes of the Powhite Parkway.
A westbound loaded unit oil train negotiates the 10 degree curves on the approach to Skyline Trestle. The train is passing thru the rock outcropping that is signature feature on Mullan Pass.
UP 7865 leads a southbound QRVWC through Cable in the early morning. Note the trailing 4th and 5th units that have been pulled from storage, heading to West Colton.
The NS Southern heritage unit rolls into Talmage with its empty coil cars for a possible meet.