After an extremely long 2hr meet with X228 at Loachapoka due to a hotbox detector malfunction requiring the X228 conductor to walk his 7200 foot train, Q220 is finally back on the move again. Thi... (more)
It's all YN3 here in Chehaw this midday as Q679 rumbles through the desolate area with a consist all painted in the Dark Future scheme. This week's A746 who sits parked at the current weekend res... (more)
A pair of EMD's 4300 hp SD70M locomotive models led a very long NS 136 through Jackson’s Gap on a flawless Sunday in the South.
The crew of today's 1 Port Job have finally been given the go ahead to proceed into the port’s trackage area. With their quad pack of GP38-2 locomotives coming back to life, this 67 car train of ... (more)
Due to call from higher up, Q617 has just dropped off its trailing unit at the small yard next to the CSX diesel shop. Even though we're in Alabama, this CSX shop proudly displays a Floridian vib... (more)
Intermodal trains used to be an easily seen occurrence in this portion of the line, but with Q144 heading through Memphis the past few years and Q145 running exclusively at night, intermodal is ha... (more)
NS A21 has managed to get itself caught in a parade of CSX traffic at the 14th street interlocking this afternoon. Currently Q680 is seen passing the train, but there are 3 others that will pass i... (more)
Still wearing the paint that EMD applied to it back in June of 1990, and holding up quite nicely compared to GE units from that time, this Santa Fe GP60 sits in the yard at San Diego as it waits f... (more)
Tucked away on the west side of the BNSF’s yard in San Diego and hidden amongst some auto racks and tank cars is the 5277 which is seen resting on the other locomotive fueling track located here. ... (more)
The daily NS to BNSF transfer train of auto racks is patiently waiting for a signal to head back towards Argentine after picking up this load of automobiles from the NS Voltz auto mixing center ju... (more)
Looking good wearing the swoosh paint scheme, a pair of remote control units are busy moving around cars in the Pueblo yard this morning. A very brand new GE ES44C4, which is indicative of that st... (more)
Now this is a compromise joint! Having to connect vastly different sized rails on this seldom used NS house track greatly illustrates how valuable compromise joints are and what they are m... (more)
Lightspeed The 621 looks as though it's preparing for the jump into hyperspace as light trails from stars overhead as well as that from an oncoming Q679 give this stationary unit the look o... (more)
A pair of SD50 models bring 31 empty tie gondolas a through Lanett while another work train in the form of A022 rests on the siding.
Two Dash 8 models pull swiftly on their 76 freight cars and 1 vintage GP9 as the CSX Q678 comes into Chehaw this morning while catching a reflection of itself on this culvert.