There was still quite a bit of former Conrail power running on CSX and NS in the first few years of the 21st Century. Three former "big blue" units lead a southbound CNO&TP freight throu... (more)
A former Conrail SD50 lays over at the former N&W yard at Norton, VA as a caboose frames the left side of the shot.
NS U52 rolls slowly through the west end of the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard with loads en route to Andover. At Andover, the loads will be weighed and assembled into a coal train leaving A... (more)
Nortbound auto racks rattle past the little railfan gazebo in this hospitable little town. CSX is busier in Folkston but it's further from the Savannah area. Here you also have a few NS trains o... (more)
CSX Q249 westbound at Point of Rocks.
NS M37 (extra part of 137) struggles to get this train over the hill with a pair of old veteran EMD units.
A view from above as CSX SD50 #8616 leads work train W043 through Thurmond, WV at the end of the work day.
A Southbound SWR freight heads south through Carlsbad in the late evening with a ex Austin Western SD50 leading.
A southbound unit coal train powers out of Hagans Tunnel, linking Kentucky with Virginia. Ahead is the switchback, which will consume about 45 minutes to negotiate.
A northbound unit coal train passes the old tower at Patio, KY (Winchester) on October 3, 1986. This was a pusher grade (from the bottom of the grade at the Kentucky River, at Ford) in steam days.... (more)