On a beautiful fall afternoon in Richmond Virginia, a engineer is focused on getting the job done.
Q409 rolls south below the Bear Mt bridge amidst peak foliage.
Southbound Q409 rolls across the trestle at Popolopen Creek as the Bear Mountain Bridge, spanning the Hudson River, casts it's shadow below.
In between the tunnels at Fort Spring. A Wheelwright bound coal train heads eastward out of Mann's Tunnel on number 2 main.
CSX Q438 starts eastbound behind a 70MAC around the curve on track 1 under the footbridge at Eastside Yard.
You can almost set your watch by southbound TOFC Q171, shown here passing a northbound merchandise train near the Laurel MARC station at about 1130 on a late October morning.
Just before continuing our journey south to Florida, we heard this guy call to the signal and waited. This was the 6th train in 50 mins. to move through the Funnel. Note the signals facing both th... (more)
Modern power leads V655 past one of the surviving classic B&O CPLs on the Mountain Sub.
4824 rolls west on track one at Altamont, passing AM tower. AM has been closed for almost a decade but remains in good condition.
V655's helpers approach the head end after the train yarded in Keyser. Although most of the yard has been abandoned, Keyser is still a small hub of activity of the Mountain Sub.
4824 leads a coal drag past Z Tower and into the yard at Keyser.
V655 has just descended 17 Mile Grade on CSX's arduous Mountain Sub. The white marker denotes the border between West Virginia and Maryland.
A westbound train behind a pair of SD70MACs meet an eastbound freight, behind ex-Conrail SD40-2 8842.