With shadows encroaching, 380 breaks through the treeline and hits a sunny patch at sunset.
As a kid growing up in Athens, I spent hours some days waiting at Armitage hoping for a train. Most of the time nothing showed up, but when I was lucky enough to catch a train, it made all the wai... (more)
Two former NS SD60s wait for another coal train to shove up or down the Secondary.
Two blue SD60s rumble south with a manifest in the fading light of the day.
Like horses to water, three thirsty Shays crawl up to the water tank in Cass.
NS's sharp Virginian heritage unit leads 188 south along the Pokey.
As KN381 passes, its unusual appearance is revealed. It has five cars and an SD60 on both ends, which made getting it in good light a lot easier!
KN381 charges towards Athens, passing a field of goldenrod that's sure to bring out the worst of seasonal allergies.
Although it'd be nice to get some warm weather now, spring isn't done with us yet. KN380 rumbles south, through a very wet snowfall.
One of Kanawha River's then-new purchases meets the 'old reliables' in Hobson Yard at dusk.
With the last of the fall color still lingering, GLC's 10th Anniversary GP35 leads its train north through the small community of Fife Lake.
Two former Ann Arbor geeps haul a northbound through the fresh snow.
Two highhood GP35s, long stripped of parts and usefulness, wait for the torch. In the background, we see a glimpse of one of the new SD40s on the GLC.
A UP-led stack train weaves between the C&O freighthouse and station in the middle of Plymouth as it heads for Detroit.
A Super-7 shows off Conrail heritage in Zanesville.
(It should be noted, the yard tracks pictured end in front of me and I am on a public road.)