Due to a train string lining in Altoona NS traffic was slim to none for most of the day until later in the afternoon, here two of the first container trains meet each other on the OC bridge.
20G meets another stacker across the OC Bridge in this heavy industrialized and urban scene.
After waiting for the morning grain train to pass, NS 9477 leads a short train out of the yard and towards Elkton, VA.
Train No. 124 heads for Gest Street Yard.
The daily 22A approaches Abingdon, as signs of a weak economy persist, todays train was only half loaded with containers as the last half was empty well cars.
Westbound finally has a clear main as all of the track curve gang equipment gets into the siding.
After uncoupling from its train, the power for NS 750 scampers past the steep connection to the old Piedmont & Northern which climbs out of the north end of the Gastonia trench. The power will ru... (more)
Southbound at Race St. in morning sunlight.
Westbound autorack train 29M rolls over the once double tracked river bridge.
Train 18N detoured over the Pokey due to the ethynol derailment in Pennsylvania. The eastbound auto racks were crossing the bridge at Coopers as the sun poked through the clouds.
NS 11J heads north on track 1 past the PRR station at Homestead.
NS in California
Two Uncle Pete's are trailing on todays 21G including a UP 90/43 MAC.