I am just about to run out of daylight when I finally catch a southbound freight coming under the 10th Street bridge behind an ex-L&N SD40-2 (delivered in May 1980). The NS crossing is interlocked, but just beyond NS is the manual switch for the passing track, so a crew member prepares to drop off 8100 and line the train off the main.
Trains don't run themselves--they're ultimately run by people. This album showcases the hardworking folks that make railroads work, as well as emphasizing the size of these great machines in comparison to their masters. All photos must include a visible h