The Kingston local waits on the siding for a southbound autorack on a deplorable cold wet Saturday in the Hudson River Valley. The crew will make a pickup at the West Athens Industrial Park near ... (more)
With the sun turned, this is my new favorite afternoon "wait n see" spot after my day job to park and wait. Lot of oil traffic lately on the River Sub this early spring.
A highly unusual pair of CN GE's, a former BCOL cowl C40-8M repaint 4621 and former a IC C44-9W 2710 repaint come into the siding at CP-106 to meet a northbound rail train O039 at Cementon on a ... (more)
ex-API #5 [ALCo RS3] (servicable, but unused)
Locomotive believed to be ex-Birmingham Southern #151.
Has since been adopted by a preservation group.
A combo Q439/409 approaches Alsen on the controlled siding past the trap rock quarry.
The NS Lackawanna heritage unit leads the NS 1015, a buffer car and 111 loads of oil for Philadelphia past the old cement plant yard on the CSX River Sub on a warm Black Friday.
Approaching Marquette Crossing with some southbound garbage(nicely frozen).
A colorful big oil catches some low winter sun in a small break in the low clouds as it thunders south.
I always wanted to get a decent afternoon train at this location. Trouble is even during the summer months it has a very narrow window of opportunity. The light is either too high or the shadows... (more)
A Conrail freight passes through the quarry at Alsen on the West Shore (River Line).
First Light...The highly anticipated arrival of the Virginian heritage on CSX in New York resulted in a daylight run into Buffalo but an all dark run from Buffalo to Selkirk. With a 6:30am departu... (more)
A great looking BNSF war bonnet, one of only 25 SD75I's purchased by BNSF (the others were M's), rolls oil loads SB for Philadelphia.
An Alpha Portland Cement crew handles a cut of coal hoppers in their yard adjacent to Conrail's River Line.
Four vintage EMDs charge southbound in a storm of flying snow on the River Subdivision on a beautiful afternoon for winter photography!
A heavy Q-433 lead by a former Conrail warrior, approaches Alsen NY where the crew will meet two northbounds; Q-438 and Q-271 before continuing south on the River Subdivision.