A unit oil train makes it's way east over the Mohawk River in the waning moments of daylight as seen from the edge of a soybean field.
CSXT 144 along with CSXT 8441 and 5243 cross the Mohawk River heading east towards Selkirk Yard with a stacker train.
The Race is on as they are off and running.
The lock has just opened to let out a couple of boats as the Empire Service Train heads east by Lock 10. I heard the train coming on my s... (more)
Time for some switching.
The yard crew has just thrown a switch and not heads back into Pan Am's East Deerfield Yard to start switching cars and working the hump on one of the ... (more)
CSXT's relic power is now Pan Am's newer Cadillac power !!
Pan Am train EDRJ doubles up their train starting on track 9 with their newer power in what looks like a ancient CSXT yard ... (more)
Soutbound freight lead by CSXT 5005 and CSXT 87 (AC4400CW) start to cross the trestle onto Iona Island as seen from across and high above the Hudson River.
Shortly after getting the light at MP43 the garbage train Q711 resumes it's trip south on the River Line with the conductor all focused on what is front as they enter a rock cut shortly before a... (more)
NS fast freight 25Z led by NS 9331, NS 2755 and NS 9802 curve it's train around the famous Horseshoe Curve viewing area and the PRR GP9 7048. The tail end is assisted with 2 helpers as well as se... (more)
The Amtrack Pennsylvanian zooms west shortly after passing the signals at MO in front of the Station Inn in the afternoon sun.
Coal drags were down but it was nice to catch this newly acquired ex UP SD90MAC on the point of one grinding up the western slope as seen from the railfans bridge at Cassandra. NS 7696 assisted o... (more)
Pan Am eastbound freight picks up speed after making the descent after exiting the Hoosac Tunnel as it heads to the East Deerfield yard long hood forward.
A flag majestically blows in the wind atop Anthony's Nose placed there in honor of a fallen soldier in Afghanistan. I want to thank all whom have been in our armed forces (past and present) and ... (more)
One timely cloud.
NS coal drag 590 passes under the signals at SO on track 1 heading east with 4 engines in front in NS 8085, 8053, 9863 and 7570 along with the aid of 4 SD40E's on ... (more)
NS research train no. 38 known as "The Brick" being painted on the side of the engine makes it's way west on track 3 after spending the night working the track aro... (more)
CSXT stacker Q008 makes it's way onto Iona Island with CSXT 5399 leading CSXT 510 and 5323 as seen from high above on a blustery but warm winter day on Anthony's Nose.