Running over 4 hours late, Amtrak's eastbound Capital Limited slows as it prepares to make a stop in Cumberland, MD. This train left Chicago 2 hours late and picked up another 2 on the way.
An NS intermodal train bound for New Jersey proceeds east through the cut at Union Furnace, PA. The train was made up almost entirely of export containers which will be put on ships in NJ and the... (more)
NS 23Z, a westbound intermodal train bound for 63rd Street Yard in Chicago, passes under the old Pennsy signal bridge in Fostoria, PA. The shadows are lengthening as the sun falls towards the hor... (more)
An NS manifest train passes Hunt Tower in Huntingdon, PA on its journey East. The Tower is still in great shape because I believe it has been refurbished previously. It was once host to a transp... (more)
After 20K moved through Altoona without stopping and then flew down the Pittsburgh line at track speed, I was barely in time to catch it here over the bridge in Mount Union. 20K was a short train... (more)
NS 20K glides through Altoona past Alto tower with the Illinois Terminal heritage unit on point. The sun has just peeked over the surrounding mountains and a coat of snow lingers from a previous ... (more)
This is my last train of 2017. It was a rare one too. CN Q194 is seen here running north trough Du Quoin, IL in the late afternoon sunshine. Q194 usually pulls through Du Quoin in the middle of... (more)
Amtrak's southbound "Saluki" passes under the signal bridge protecting the north side of Du Quoin, IL. Leading this train was one of Amtrak's new Siemens SC-44s. While maybe more effic... (more)
NS local C42 heads west on its journey back to Altoona after switching the interchange yard in Lewistown. C42's consist is particularly large today and the geeps are pulling hard to keep the trai... (more)
An NS intermodal train crawls west through Anderson, PA to let Amtrak past as the last light remains peeking just above the Pennsylvania hills.
An NS intermodal train, led by an SD60E, runs west through the old Pennsy signals in Anderson, PA on a sunny November afternoon.
An NS mixed freight flies through the countryside of Pennsylvania on a beautiful November afternoon. A Pennsylvania railfan takes advantage of days like these during this time of year when clouds... (more)
Exactly one year ago, I caught a Canadian National southbound ore train at this same location led by an IC "death star." Today, one year later, I was fortunate enough to catch another s... (more)
Lead by just a solo ex-Conrail C40-8W, a short NS empty coal train accelerates through Walbridge, Ohio on a clear June morning.
The Everett Railroad's "Ice Cream Special" heads west across the old bridge with the classic Alco 2-6-0 #11 leading the way.