Northbound grain train waiting to depart this tiny town that was once an important junction. Probably my favorite SD40 configuration, a “basic” and a “cobra”.
Southbound train with mostly ethanol.
Eastbound mixed freight rolling geographically south.
On a westbound mixed freight. Last shot of the day here.
Ex-CN “Cobras” on a northbound freight at SKOLs hub.
Southbound coal train with a two-unit head end with three DPUs.
A trio of SD40-2's, Ex-CP IORY 4084 and two in G&W corporate paint, get the day's 79-car LNL (Lima North Local) back on the move southward through Hamler after a quick wait on an eastbound CSX int... (more)
Coming off the former N&W, ex VGN line on a post-merger connection, this train is preparing to enter the former southbound SOU main to head to Linwood, NC.
It’s early afternoon in the small town best known for onions when the usual hum of commerce is broken by the unmistakeable chug chugs of a beautiful pure unmuffled GE consist under load. The Maco... (more)
UP #6516 leads an westbound intermodal train through Harwood, Tx on the sunset route
A southbound intermodal train diverted because of the closure of the Karlsruhe to Basle main line at Rastatt comes down the Gau bahn from Suttgart to Singen. The BLS Cargo Re 486 is passing the ju... (more)
Motorman calling for instructions. A Roger Puta photograph
This former L&N locomotive is working the big tie treatment plant just east of the main line, moving gons of treated and untreated timbers.
A southbound rail train makes things interesting as i was out and about visiting friends. This can be a good spot.