At 15,000 feet long, CSX Q254 rushes through Lawrence, Indiana with CSXT 8546 (SD50-2) in the lead.
A trio of six-axle units shove on the rear of NS 873.
A northbound auto-rack train passes milepost "JC 11", marking 11 miles from Jersey City before ducking beneath the US Route 46 overpass in Ridgefield Park.
In a seen never to be repeated here we see SD50 lead a Eastbound auto rack train under the ubiquitous Color Position Lights while a Westbound general freight awaits it's turn
Standing at the Glencoe road crossing, it was a race between the rapidly setting sun and the advancing shadows to my back versus the arrival of westbound freight Q353. Fortunately, I had an 80-200... (more)
A pair of EMD workhorses, still earning their keep. SD50 CSXT 8537 (built in 1984 for the Seaboard System Railroad) and SD40-2 CSXT 8161 (built in 1981 for the Seaboard Coast line) are stil... (more)
A loaded grain train ran into unit problems while heading to the new Wayne Farms grain mill in Newton. It is headed to Banks where there is a siding so that the units can be switched around.
An eastbound Conrail train from Reading and points beyond crosses the Lehigh River to enter the yard at Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Two Conrail SD50’s bring an empty hopper train across the connector between the former Reading main line and the Reading Belt Line.
A light rain and patchy fog cover the southwest Virginia area as a trio of SD50's in Seaboard System paint roll onto NS tracks at Big Stone Gap.
A TXU SD50 and SD45T-2 works a cut of TXU empties towards the Oak Grove mine near Kosse, Texas. TXU mines their own lignite coal from this location and it's sent via rail to the Twin Oaks Reservoi... (more)
A pair of SD50s gets fueled for their run up to Port Clinton on the day's North Reading Fast Freight. Behind them a Canadian Locomotive Works Ten-Wheeler awaits its next assignment.
Mine run U48 approaches the Route 620 road crossing on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Dixiana Branch. U48 will swap empties for loads at the Critical Fork loader at Dixiana.
An eastbound CSX train exits Maryland and enters West Virginia as it crosses the Potomac River.
Conrail 6755 SD50.