I decided to try a different angle at Cook Springs with 220 this morning as the ever popular trestle shot was all nose light but I'm happy with how this shot turned out.
A pair of Belles lead empty cans bound for the CP through CP-175.
Not in Kansas anymore... The variety of BNSF has graciously landed a clean KCS GEVO on the engine tracks in Vancouver. The sun has come out today, at least for the morning.
A KCS Belle leads crude oil train 66X around the southwest connection in Alliance to continue east on the NS Cleveland Line (known here as the "Cleveland Single" or "Bayard Branch") where cab sign... (more)
Westbound manifest meets an eastbound coal empty at Cason.
KCS runthrough power passes the old and new signals at Villa Rica, GA; which is named after an 1800's gold rush.
24E heads past the quaint town of Tallapoosa, which is mentioned in the Americanized version of "I've Been Everywhere".
The last of the vibrant fall colors are hanging on around Old Fort as train 162 glides downgrade into Old Fort with a KCS Ace leader.
Frost is still on the crossties as 24E passes MOW for a crosstie replacement project on the East End District.
An MOW employee give a roll by to NS 220. Even boxy SD70ACes look good in the Retro-Belle paint.
When NS/KCS were still assigning ample power to the Dallas-Atlanta intermodals. Ironically, earlier I had dropped my wife off at a baby shower - the father to be is the signal maintainer for this... (more)