With sunset rapidly approaching CSX coke train K381 approaches milepost BG 173.5 on the New Castle Sub
CSX K381 rolls through homestead as it starts its trip to the steel mills in Gary In. This power was seen just 5 days earlier heading west on another K381.
A loaded coke train rolls through Mckeesrocks.
Once was a scene of busting industrialization is now a scene of shoppes, restaurants, and a movie theater. A rarity around the surrounding Pittsburgh area is this K381 led by 3 BNSF units.
K381 splits the CPL signals at the east end of the Warwick interlocking.
A Westbound coke train rolls through Deshler into the evening sun.
Sweet evening light on the flat lands of western Ohio
Icons from two very different eras meet at Nova - CSX's latest motive power and venerable VN Tower.
Chicago bound coke passes a soon to be replaced CPL
Industrial relics provide an interesting foreground as K381 crosses the Mon with a long train of coke.
Colorful consist of BNSF 9275, CSX 9026, and UP 5184 head this coke train west. Note local D763 gaining in the distance
K38129 splits the B&O signals in Sterling.
A westbound coke train splits the CPL's with a well worn former ATSF unit in the lead.