A Christmas Card from JanuaryAn empty coal train rolls through holiday-decorated Windber, Pennsylvania on a cold winter morning, though nearly a month has passed since Christmas. Wi... (more)
To the Tipple!An empty local coal train, with 4 80MACs (2 on each end) eases through Windber, PA enroute to the tipple at Mine 78 about a mile outside town. While today this track i... (more)
Ahhh, ignorance is bliss. At this point in my railfanning, I am 100% into shortlines. Any Class 1 action is caught on the side during shortline trips. And here is a classic example. While rail... (more)
213 enters the sweeping curve at Paris (Greenville, SC) with two ex-Conrail SD80MAC's and the NS #8099 for power on this beautiful late March afternoon.
Rolling down hill of the CSX/NS connection track is the east bound NS 202 (Rossville,TN-Harrisburg,PA) with a rare, but popular visitor at the lead of this hot pig train. What you don't is the sec... (more)
The end of a crystal clear day in early March has arrived with the presence of the setting sun; and a great shadow has been cast upon the face of the earth as high priority intermodal 213 rounds... (more)
2 EX Conrail SD80MACs along with the Southern heritage unit lead the NS 213 south near Ruffin.
In the late evening golden sunlight, Norfolk Southern intermodal train 201 flies westbound under the new signal bridge at "Glade Spring" with an EMD SD80MAC leading the way.
Rolling westbound in the late evening light, an EMD SD80MAC leads train 201 by the old Seven Mile Ford depot and continues toward Bristol for a crew change.
NS 11X, with an Ex. Conrail SD80MAC leading, passes a tied down 93Q and proceeds through CP "Junker".
A single SD80MAC is all the power needed for this rail train, tied down on the siding in Latrobe.
SD80MAC power brings C47 east through the Cassandra cut.
5 SD80MAC's and a single geep rest in South Fork Yard on a slow Monday for coal.