NS has been clear cutting the ROW Northwest of Atlanta, likely the result of a freak December 2017 snowstorm that dumped a record 12" of wet snow and shut down Braswell Mountain for 24 hours ... (more)
The pride of the fleet leads Jacksonville, FL-Chicago, IL intermodal 282 through North Georgia. According to Wikipedia, this CSX AC6000CW was re-engined with a GEVO-16 4,600hp prime mover, making... (more)
Whatever shop re-lettered the ex-Santa Fe SD75I's did about as good a job as possible. I enjoy capturing distinctive locomotives in their sunset years. This KCS leased motor has made it onto and... (more)
PRLX 667 leads the daily Elkhart, IN to Macon, GA manifest past Irene's Little bar along the first leg of the CNO&TP.
"C&O on the D&H"
After assisting train M347 who had power issues down the hill and into the siding at Hinton, Q191's power returns to their train which they tied down east of Dalehurst.
PRLX SD75M 228 leads a ethanol train west through Hammond.
Slamming the diamonds and passing a work crew at Chicago Heights, M399 sports a former Santa Fe SD75M this afternoon.
NS ended up with a lot of CSX business as part of the rough transition to 'precision scheduled railroading', then leased a bunch of their off lease power to handle it.
CN currently has quite the collection of units on lease at this time. Here, we see PRLX 205, CEFX 6020 and CITX 140 leading train 391 west through Sedley, Indiana. Bound for Kirk Yard in Gary, the... (more)
PRLX 635 along with NS power at Dominguez Yard.
A former BN MAC now under the PRLX roster leads NS 223 east by New Albany.
I find myself mostly trophy hunting these days. I dragged the kids out for a pair of 'Grinstein Green' painted SD70MACs, passing the Irish Bred Pub where we would have dinner afterwards.
NS took a lot of CSX's traffic in 2017, then ended up leasing a lot of CSX's power in 2018 when the wheels fell off.