Westbound on the NS Chicago Line
NS 11K with NS 9949 on the point roars past 64A led by the Interstate Heritage unit which is stopped on the controlled siding at CP 195 while completing a crew change.
11K approaching the interlocking at CP194
Snow continues to fall as westbound 11K gets back on the move at Pettisville after waiting for a couple eastbounds to get by. Leading the train are a trio of GP60's and two GE's.
Frost has filled the hills on both the trees and ground (Frost on the distant mountain where Benny Curve is), combined with fog and some fall color makes this scene a very splendid one to wake up ... (more)
11K slowly rolls through Bedford, running reverse main. In the trailing position is an ex-UP SD60, now owned by HLCX, a leasing company.
11K glides downgrade with a UP motor 2nd in line through MO interlocking at Cresson.
NS train 11K is about to pass under the new Front Street bridge as it approaches CP194 in Berea, Ohio
Allentown-Elkhart manifest races through Derry.
The sun had just risen above the Alleghenies, but the fog still fills the valley as 11K grinds up the eastern slopes.
With the modern cantilever now in place it should not be long until this classic NYC signal bridge falls. The new cantilever at the east end of the plant has been built but as of the time of the ... (more)