While a Pioneer brother sits on one of the yard tracks, the 1601 west crosses 5th Street and enters the old Wabash yard in Defiance.
A former Conrail EMD leads 5 other CSXT locomotives south on Q339, which has just entered the Toledo Sub.
While a few stray clouds roll across the sky, the moon shines over the Santa Fe searchlights displaying a clear indication for an eastbound on track two at Ancona. The trail of a shooting star is ... (more)
Two WNYP ALCO's squeeze through the tight confides around Main Street in Cambridge Springs. Not long ago, one could sit around this town all day and watch high priority trailer trains with Erie La... (more)
Amidst a barrage of westbounds, G345 slowly rolls up to the intermediate signals at milepost 78 on the Garrett Sub, running hot on the tail of T913 and K381.
Amidst a short period of white out conditions, a rerouted 218 splits the New York Central signals as they enter the village of Pettisville.
In what will likely be my last look at the railroad that I grew up marveling over, Q167 crosses from main two to one at FC Tower and rolls by the three dead MAW engines that have served the east e... (more)
Eastbound coke loads storm into Miller City shortly after sunrise, passing the town cemetery and a classic NKP bracket mast.
A fauxbonnet is up front with an H2 GE and a pair of new deliveries on their way for revenue service as Q393 slows to a stop at West Standley with heavy traffic ahead.
Behind a solo SD60, westbound high/wide train 053 comes into Bryan at restricted speed. Their train is made up of tanks, drainage pipes, more tanks, and large pieces of concrete.
Today's Q136 offers a flashback to the "good old days" where seeing a four-axle EMD on the point of a hotshot trailer train was all too common.
Some severe afternoon thunderstorms have cleared up, setting a dramatic background for the evening run of the R.J. Corman Bardstown Dinner Train as it ambles west through Deatsville. The buildings... (more)
A monster Q635 curves through Tiffin with a long string of loaded trash cars at the head end. The cars will be set off in Fostoria for the Sunny Farms Landfill.
A mother/slug set rests in the yard at Defiance as X163 rolls up on track 2.
With their work complete around Warsaw, this tie train heads south past the local water hole where birds of all kinds have joined the cattle for the evening.