A rare visit to Western New York for one of only 6 former EMD Demo SD70ACes on the CN roster. Seen here leading westbound tank train K685.
CSX mixed freight Q385 rolls through the farmlands of western New York with 4 locomotives upfront.Locomotives:CSX 5318 ES40DCCSX 7886 C40-8WCSX 68 AC44CWCSX 2787 GP38-2
The End of an Era. CSX 3032 leads the last train to ever pass under the New York Central signal bridge that has stood here for over 60 years. The crane stands ready to lift the bridge off its base... (more)
CSX Q157 fills the sky with smoke leading a three train fleet west of Batavia.
Q119 passes beneath a classic New York Central era 4 track signal bridge just East of Corfu, NY with another pair of CSX's new workhorse ES44DCs leading the way.
Q268 kicks up the snow as they roll East with two former Cons leading the way.
Q632 had an interesting "matched" lash-up today, consisting of an SD80MAC and an SD70ACe.
Amtrak 48 sails Eastward shortly after making it's station stop at Buffalo.
Q366 descends from the highest point on the Water Level Route. Please visit my website for more photos.
Q381 rolls under a classic New York Central era signal bridge as he cruises West, the crew having approximately 2 hours left to work.
Q112 follows V790 through the crossover at CP 417.
V790 is just a few hundred feet from the highest point on the Water Level Route as he crosses over from 2 to 1 at CP 417 to get around Q377 (with a nice pair of Soo Line units, might I add).
Q281 tops a small hill through the rolling terrain of Western New York.
This 1948 build rail is feeling quite alone amongst the numerous rails manufactured in the 70's and 80's.
Q111 motors through Western New York with quite a short train.