Milepost 66.5, just south of Ft. Blackmore, VA on the former Clinchfield, has been nicknamed "Monkey Curve" for as along as I can remember (it's even noted as such on a 1973 track profil... (more)
A southbound unit coal train soars across Copper Creek on President's Day, 2004.
A southbound unit coal train holds the main at Kermit, VA, awaiting a recrew.
A Loaded log train from viseu. On this line the cars are loaded in three places. The first one is Leordina, second is Viseu de Sus, and the last is Sacel. The highest point on this line is located... (more)
The pusher of CSXT 534 East rolls away from the camera at Clinchport, and across the Clinch River Bridge.
On President's Day, 2004, an unexpected overnight snow fall brought an unusual pattern of coverage in southwest Virginia and upper east Tennessee. Some of the higher elevations further north got v... (more)
BNSF 8001 operates as a DPU on the rear of an eastbound empty grain shuttle near Trout Creek, MT on a relatively balmy February 22, 2015. Only the ice on the pond indicates winter.
A eastbound stack rumbles into Rochelle, IL bound for proviso yard in Northlake, IL in the early 90's.
Back in black! The only time the re-streamlined Pacific 01 1102 ran in the black livery she actually wore during war-time was on a test run performed on February 9th 1996. After sitting for a whil... (more)
IHB 4012 leads a transfer run west out of Norfolk Southern's Burns Harbor Yard and past CP 488.
An eastbound coal train gets ready to head down the hill after applying front end helpers. On the rear there was a 4-Pack of helpers tied on as well. Today was a breezy day as noted by the America... (more)
A slug set passes the CPL signal as it rounds the east leg of the wye at Alexandria Jct.
The main rail yard and locomotive and car shops are in Greenville. I caught this motive power sitting here. SD 7 455 with F7A 721 and some more SD's.
The Lackawanna and the Central of New Jersey Heritage units gave a nice two for one show during a recrew at Reading Yard.
Photo by Shawn A Leightcap