The return leg of the Lafayette turn drops down into Opelika on CSX's Atlanta-Montgomery main using trackage rights dating back decades to Central of Georgia/Western Railway of Alabama days.
TL26 doubles up empty coal hoppers at Louisville Gas & Electric's Cane Run Plant. Thanks to restrictions on six-axle units at various locations around Louisville, this job normally runs with five ... (more)
Ah, Vivians Bottom. A worktrain ties down awaiting a crew change with a cut of ancient Erie Lackawana hoppers from a scene that could just as easily be from decades ago.
With a short cut of Erie Lackawana hopper cars for old tie loading at Vivian 98Q has temporarily tied down waiting for a new crew. The next crew will take the 7055 down to the center siding at Hug... (more)
Running long hood forward, a worktrain idles away in Keystone as traffic builds for the assault up Elkhorn Grade. After clearing, it was back to back for eastbounds going up the grade.
Running out its final miles on "home turf", CNOTP lettered GP50 7055 works a local job out of Harriman Junction.
H34's currently-leading motor exits Wenger's Feed as the trailing CR Blue GP40-2 idles on the main. Canon EOS 10D w/ 300mm F/4L IS lens. 1/320 sec. @ F/7.1.
A GP50, a dying breed, leads H95.
CNOTP unit idling in Vardo with another GP50.
34 Crew notches out of the Borough and past CV Co-Op. In the background is Wengers. Canon EOS 10D w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/320 sec. @ F/6.3.
NS P83 crests the rise at Charlotte Jct as it brings transfer traffic up from Rock Hill.
They still like to run long hood forward in these parts. Note the F on the sill.
NS GP50 7055 sits in Kingsport, TN on a frosty December night as it awaits its work at 11pm on the night job switcher to Frisco and back. [Canon D60, 19 seconds @ f/6.7, ISO 200, 19mm]
Eastbound K-Line train NS 26Z splits the signals at the MP 51