Eastbound grain loads cross the James River as seen from Buttons Bluff Overlook. The rocks on the overlook are covered in Graffiti sadly.
The All American Locomotive, better known as Chessie System 3802 heads back to the B&O Railroad Museum which can be seen in the Baltimore skyline. I shot through the cab window since it was a soli... (more)
CSX H950 - Recrewed H750, takes the North side of the river on track one at Hawks Nest, WVa. The crew was talking to the dispatcher saying that the third trailing engine was essentially dead in to... (more)
2 trains meet in the pouring rain in Iaeger WV and appear to have an identity crisis of who's railroad this actually is, with CSX, NS, BNSF, and CN all present
NS 83J with 110 loads has a stop signal just west of Flat Top yard, leaving the train stopped on the main line waiting to do a hill start once the main is clear again.
The J67 pushers shove hard on the rear of NS 18M to give the train a good running start as they tackle the infamous Elkhorn grade.
BCOL 4617 clears CP-Robinson with a short grain train along the New River on Norfolk Southern's Christiansburg district. The unique leader drew quite a bit of attention among photographers as they... (more)
As the sun sets on December 1st, 2017, the on demand set of helper locomotives (V51) sit on the siding at Whitethorne, VA idling at the ready to shove another loaded coal train over the mountain.
The CSX super local H-750 emerges from the rock tunnel at Buttons Bluff.
While waiting for the NS crew to show up, the Canton Railroad crew finishes their duties on board the NS “training first responders” train.
Empty rock train NS U73 crosses the I-77 trestle on the former Virginian Railway's P-D District.
With the morning sun casting light into the valley, 195 makes its way across the famous Coopers Trestle with the lead 3 motors online and smoking it up!
NS 18M eases into the yard in West Roanoke, bringing their journey from Bluefield, WV to a close on a hot September day
A loaded csx autorack heads west out of Cumberland, MD with plenty of power on the head end and one single pusher on the rear to get the train over Sand Patch. The hi-rail kept pace with them the ... (more)