It's early in the evening as coal loads head west to Mansfield as they pass a barn just east of Lucas on the NS Fort Wayne Line.
The daily freight from Salamanca, NY to Punxsutawney, PA is just about to cross the state line as it splits what's left of the B&O signals that used to guard the line.
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
A trio of WNYP M636's begin the assault on Keating Summit as they head north with 25 loads of stone for Turtlepoint just before the sun got eaten by the clouds.
With empties for the NS at Driftwood, WNYP 638 finds a pocket of light in the mountains as the train heads south.
It's late in the evening along the former C&O as North Baltimore to Detroit stack train Q150 hustles through the small town of Rising Sun.
Code line for miles as Q272 makes it way east towards Cincinnati passing the B&O CPL's just outside of Nebraska.
After picking up loaded scrap cars in the yard at Shenango, BLE 867 heads for AK Steel in Butler passing the BLE searchlights at Scott Rd.
Wearing the American Flag on the nose, CN 5422 leads the northbound empty hopper train into Conneaut harbor on Independence Day.
The Southwest Chief passes under the Santa Fe searchlight cantilever just south of Trinidad as it continues it's journey west to Los Angeles.
A trio of Escalante & Western Railway SD40's lead 52 loads of black diamonds from El Segundo Mine as they south to the Plains Electric Generating Station just outside of Prewitt, NM.
The Southwest Chief makes the birds scatter as it splits the blades at MP 706.2 just south of Springer as it heads for a station stop in Las Vegas, NM.
52 loads of black diamonds round the sweeping curve just north of Lee Ranch Junction as three Escalante & Western Railway SD40's power the train south to Prewitt.
After picking up cars in Calvin Yard, CN 5346 leads CN 5291 and BLE 905 south as they cross over Connoquenessing Creek just south of downtown Butler.
The NS OCS heads west for Chicago as it passes through downtown Cleveland on a sunny Sunday evening.