The day begins with a loaded coal train from the BNSF waiting for a crew in NS Forrest Yard.
Empty coal train 739 cuts through NS Forrest Yard with a clean BNSF 5921 out front.
Eastbound freight train 396 awaits a crew to take her out of NS Forrest Yard in Memphis.
A tired looking former Conrail GP40 works the NS yard in Memphis as job AE20.
NS 2404 comes out on the Long John track to stretch out the intermodal train it's putting together.
NS 2404, an EMD MP15DC switcher, works at building an intermodal train while NS 4136 sits in NS Forrest Yard.
This BNSF Warbonnet, engine 712, is out front of a late night freight waiting for a crew in NS Forrest Yard. BNSF 6119, third engine in line, is a SD9 from the BN days.
I get a wave from the crew as the yard job builds up an intermodal train.
A CN crew arrives in NS Forrest Yard to pick up NS 397 and bring it to CN's Johnston Yard. The train will become RJY30.
Conrail blue is the power for today's 391 train as it re-connects on the main line in Forest Yard to bring this train west to Tower 17 for a transfer with the UP. Once transferred the train will b... (more)
Whose yard is this anyway? A trio of UP EMD's are scattered about NS Forrest Yard and not a horsehead in sight.
The M62 train waits on the main line in Forrest Yard for a crew to take it east.
CSP 143, a SW1000, sits in the dark on the east spur in NS's Forrest Yard. Camas Prairie was bought by the Watco Companies in 2004 and renamed The Great Northwest Railroad.
A night shot in NS Forrest Yard as 226 waits for a crew to head east from the Long John track. The blur going into the yard is the 225 train.
This may be a Norfolk Southern yard, but it's overrun with foreign visitors this early Sunday morning. Camas Prairie, CSX and BNSF are all represented here, but there's not a single Thoroughbred ... (more)