On a warm September night, the westbound 15T rounds the bend on Main 1 and lights the way past the classic Norfolk and Western CPL at "Marion" These signals are weeks away from being replaced.
NS 165 flies across the BL line as they are westbound and down. Just shortly after, a loaded Q44 coal train will pass under, bound for Asheville, NC.
Coal loads from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming roll south through Ooltewah on their way to Georgia Power's Plant Scherer in Juliette, GA. Normally these trains have BNSF run-through power, but ... (more)
Just after sunset on a warm November evening, 212 is waiting for signal indication at Elm to proceed north with loads of UPS heading towards New York and New Jersey.
Westbound loads pass through Sprigg, a few miles from the yard at Williamson.
N10 hits the signals at MP 52, headed northbound to Shire Oaks with 122 loaded cars from the Loveridge mine.
After arriving in Hagerstown, MD from the Norfolk Southern Lurgan Branch, a string of PPLX hoppers run west off the former Western Maryland now CSX Lurgan Sub at Cherry Run, WV under a near full m... (more)
A pair of new GEVO's shove on the end of this long empty hopper train into where the sun don't shine here at Speers Ferry.
This new ES44AC shoves on the rear of empty hopper train 707 in peaceful Glenita Virginia very close to the Natural Tunnel. The crew of this train was battling dynamic brake problems with the lead... (more)
Veteran conductor extraordinaire Dale Long throws the derail prior to U24 pulling out from Eckman Yard. The new, shiny AC power was just delivered and will soon join the other horseheads on the Po... (more)
New GE ES44AC units are arriving to the Pokey. Note the black number boards and right side front door. I like the black boards!
With 3 brand new ES44AC on the point, U24 patiently waits to leave Eckman Yard for Auville Yard with coal loads while a helper set consisting of two older ES44AC heads west on main 2 to get an eas... (more)
Former NW 8041 in new paint.