A nice unlikely surprise, the older leading the newer. An SD40-2 leads an ET44AH on a BNSF autorack train through the Twin Cities, just leaving Northtown yard.
CSX SD40-2 8369, along with ET44AH #3306, leads the Blue Island, IL to Minot, ND autorack train through Fridley, MN on a perfect summer evening.
Q220 heads north on the CSX Fitzgerald Subdivision on its way to AL through Jamestown, Ga and across a old all wooden trestle in Jamestown.
A pair of recently repainted EMD's pilot a work gang repositioning train south on the B&O, passing under the iconic B&O style cantilever at Deshler Reservoir.
The CPL's at N Deshler are being replaced and the new signals are already standing as a work train rolls south.
Mismatched numberboards on an E270 now turned E446 eastern coal empty going under Alger St bridge in GR. Thanks for the headsup cnw8835.
In the evening light a ballast train participating in the construction of the new Loachapoka siding makes its way out of the Vulcan quarry and onto the mainline for the last time. Tomorrow the sw... (more)
A pair of EMD standard cabs rest for the night in the Notasulga siding after being tied down earlier. Tomorrow this set of locomotives will be the power for a ballast train that will put down fres... (more)
A CSX veteran, 8369 looks, (and sounds...) like new under the lights in here, wearing the latest paint scheme, leading a manifest out of the West Portal of Sand Patch at 05:11.
The nightly H train from Northtown to Laurel, MT is right on time as it's CSX lead unit heads west into the sun.
Three SD40-2's are a welcome sight amidst a constant parade of widecabs. Southbound CSX manifest departs CP-7 on it's way to Conrail's Shared Assets trackage. I'm sure the crew wasn't too happy as... (more)
a southbound passes the depot in Decatur; notice that the cab numerals are yellow instead of blue as on other units in the YN1 scheme
Northbound freight headed toward Jesup
shutter 8 seconds f/2.2