With his thumbs in his ears, fingers wiggling, and an odd look on his face, the engineer of crude oil train 64R "greets" me from the cab of his locomotive. Not sure if he was having fun or showing... (more)
The Central of Georgia leads an oil train past the closed down State Line Power Plant as it heads east out of the Windy City.
An NS oil train sits near Chrysler Yard, waiting for track authority to proceed down the Delmarva Secondary to the Reybold, DE refinery. Meanwhile Amtrak Acela 2256 speeds north towards Wilmington... (more)
Eastbound oil train at mp 124 , moving at speed.
A loaded oil train of 'white cars' rolls east on NS under a former NYC signal bridge that won't be around much longer.
64R's DPU passes under the Tri-Boro Expressway and Westinghouse Bridges.
The Reading Heritage Unit has just pulled into Enola Yard with another in the endless procession of oil trains headed for Delaware.
The Monongahela heritage unit rounds the Horseshoe Curve with one of the many crude oil trains NS has been running lately.
Eastbound with Wabash Heritage engine on a oil train.
NS 64R with the Cannonball
A distributed power unit brings up the rear end of this loaded oil train as they head east at sunset. This train has a 2x1 DP setup for the trip to the east coast from the BNSF at Chicago.
The Interstate Heritage Unit had a long slog across the Conemaugh and Pittsburgh Lines. The 64R went into emergency three times today and finally entered our viewfinders just before sunset.
The Interstate heritage unit leads another oil train into the Toledo area on a summer evening.
On a double Heritage Unit night, the NS 8025 on 64R and the NS 8101 on the 23W were traveling the Port Road on the same night it opposite directions. Here NS 8025 (Monongehela Heritage) is passin... (more)