A pair of geeps have just crossed Charlevoix Street as they head to Ardent Mills to pick up some grain empties.
Saturday, March 6, 1976 dawned overcast, but with only a month left before Conrail, my father and I would not be deterred for spending the entire day on the Lehigh Valley. We were rewarded with t... (more)
"A Rainy Night on the Totowa"
CSXT A781 rolls across a sandy crossing as it arrives at Edgar Minerals, currently the only customer left on this line.
RS 70 leaving MR Block Limit in Manorville. GP38-2's 270 & 261 eight cars and GP38-2 271 & MP15AC 159. Heading to LD siding in Riverhead to switch ends and wait for the Greenport Scoot to pass. W... (more)
The Edgar Branch features rolling hills remains of ancient sand dunes from a time when the sea was higher. The sand is now a main commodity for mining in this area.
J780 smokes it up on their way east through Medora.
J780 navigates the curves and grades of the west end of the Indiana Sub.
After lifting grain empties from Ardent Mills and putting them in a siding, the Point St-Charles Switcher is shoving loads towards the mill, visible at far right. The smokestack in the middle was ... (more)
The Point St-Charles Switcher is backing into the O-I plant, where it will spot a loaded car and lift an empty car. CN accesses this client via the Butler Spur and then briefly going through the V... (more)
A781 rolls out of a tunnel of trees on the scenic Edgar Branch
The evening Pointe St-Charles switcher is running from its namesake yard to Taschereau Yard with CN 4729, CN 4774 and 37 cars.
CN 4729 & CN 4774 are heading east light to pick up grain empties at Ardent Mills. At left is the Atwater Market, completed in 1933.
Since 1980's I've wanted to get a shot of the local on the Edgar branch. 30 plus years later I finally do it. The route used to connect to Palatka, trimmed back to Edgar in the early 1980's.
An ex-Conrail locomotive is seen from the Martin Luther King Jr. overpass working the small CSX yard in Thomasville, Georgia. This yard job will be busy sorting cars for the various industries su... (more)