An eastbound CBR train rolls through the Sheridan Terrace section of Irwin, Pa. on an unusually clear, low humidity August day.
A trio of BNSF units lead oil train 66Z around the connection from the NS Fort Wayne Line to the Cleveland Line (known in this segment east of Alliance as the "Bayard Line/Branch") on a sunny Nove... (more)
NS 66Z heads east on trackage rights through Gary Indiana with a faded old Santa Fe unit on point
Crude oil train NS 66Z just east of CP 194 on the NS Chicago Line
"Bee Line Service at Shermans Creek"
A beautiful sunrise over NS 66Z doesn't always denote a flawless day. In just 3 miles, a coupler would break and leave the train fouling two mainlines, delaying Amtrak 04T for about an hour.
Tanks at Helenwood. Southbound ethanol loads pass through the small hamlet of Helenwood, TN.
After a crew change, crude oil loads for Linden, NJ depart Conway Yard on main two.
Eastbound Oil Loads
NS 66Z breaks the morning silence as the engineer notches up his lead GEVOs to keep the train moving through Phillipsburg. For a short time 66/67Z operated ... (more)
The more things change the more they say the same. Hard to believe its been 4 years since I've been to the West Slope, even more since I've been to this particular location. The GEVOs are new sinc... (more)
The morning sun shines on 66Z as it makes its way east on the Port Reading Secondary hauling crude oil.
NS 66Z with the LV Heritage unit exits NS' Port Reading Secondary and enters Conrail's Garden State Secondary for the run up to Phillips 66 in Linden, NJ, on a fairly humid morning.