The struggle is almost over as the head end of a loaded slab train has just crested the mountain in the middle of the tunnel and now starts down hill, but with most of the train still on the other... (more)
Sand fly's as a NS 9824and two BNSF engines grind up hill past Mid Grade tower with a loaded slab train in tow.
18M pours on the power to get the train over the grade into Bluefield Yard. Another train conquers the tough Pokey grade between Williamson and Bluefield.
Plenty of power for the 18M today. No pushers will be needed today.
A tied down coal train basks in the early afternoon sunlight at Mifflintown, PA.
Norfolk Southern's D46 rolls southward with 32 cars, including several Caterpillar tractor loads on the head end, as the crew and train passes the KOA Campgrounds west of Carlock.
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A southbound NS intermodal train races across the bridge that crosses over the CSX's LCL Sub at Walton.
NS 9824 and another CW40-9 lead an empty grain train Wesbound through Glen Lyn, VA
Inspecting his locomotive while stopped at a signal near the Wabash Depot.
Waiting at the signal for MoW workers to clear down track before heading to the yard.
A four-unit NS consist (3 Dash 9s and a GEVO) idles on a connector track between the Indiana Harbor's Belt Kankakee Line and NS's ex-Nickel Plate mainline.
Problems with the Hudson Swing Bridge held ZEMCH in the Twin Cities until this afternoon. Normally ZEMCH doesn't run Wednesday's.
NS I-4-Z heads eastbound on track 1 into CP Wyomissing Jct, @ 3:04pm, the snow is still falling
Westbound 21G rolls through farm fields west of New Galillie