Louisville, KY to Columbia, SC autoracks cross over Running Water Creek and Interstate 24 while climbing out of the Tennessee River Valley.
The engineer has the slack bunched as he slowly descends Raccoon Mountain and will shortly enter Wauhatchie Yard. After 2 years of drought, we finally got some decent fall colors with all the rai... (more)
The crew holds on the controlled siding in Fonda, NY to allow the hot intermodal Q019 to pass it on main track 1. In less than a minute the Q019 will roll west as the K010 rolls east on main track... (more)
Red hot pokers growing obscenely amidst the purple rocket greet the passage of this empty NB grain train on another fine Saturday morning, a great day to be alive. To the left is a gutter on the ... (more)
Q602 grinds up grade at Nokomis as an original L&N searchlight guards the north end of the siding.
Two 70MACs bring a bit of variety to the Trenton Line as they pass the ex-Reading station in Hopewell.
Pair of SD70MACs leads CSX intermodal Q190 east across the ex Pennsy high line.
As the last rays of sunlight fall this extra north crosses the bridge at Skaggs Hole. The foliage for this year is almost gone but one thing rests assured......the coal trains will still roll on.
The sun is less than an hour from setting on a chilly evening in late March as CSX 4739 leads a manifest train westbound on the Short Line in Berea, Ohio
Q157 eases through Churchville.
I stopped downtown to photograph some west-facing BNSF engines...thanks to railfan Trevor for giving me the heads-up about an approaching CSX Eastbound.
EB on NS a SB loaded CSX unit coal train digs into the grade