G41, a Bensenville Yard to UP Proviso Yard transfer, passes outbound Metra commuter MW2217 at B-12 on a bitter cold Boxing Day. It was 3 degrees when my Dad and I left Byron Center, MI and the hi... (more)
NS 8920 leads a intermodal west through Pine Junction.
The ubiquitous NS Dash 9 leads up a consist of 13 dead in tow leased units as they split the signals at the east end of Lagro siding. All but one of the units are HLCX SD40-2's in BN green paint.... (more)
The whine of 3 NS locos and a manifest freight fighting gravity are muffled by the geography as NS 162 descends from Ridgecrest into the Old Fort Loops on Halloween evening.
Disguised as an Alton & Southern job, some NS power shoves their move into Gateway Yard in the Metro East section of St. Louis.
The evening "Z" heads north.
Catching a brief burst of sun, NS 098 bangs over the CSX Diamond at Romulus, MI. 098 is a 'shutdown' special with ten hot automotive frames off the CN, destined for GM's Fort Wayne Assembly Plant ... (more)
Unit woodchip train 66E heads west at Catawba with two Dash 9s at the helm.
66E passing the Bartlett Milling Company in downtown Statesville.
Loaded chip train 66E chugs through Catawba past the Plant Marshall lead.