From the wayback machine: a view from Ben's Bridge.
Northbound off Iona.
CSX 7330 ex Conrail is switching out railcars out of the Ingredion Plant.
CSXT 7860 east leads this empty ballast train on the Cajon Sub.
Meets are common at the Horseshoe Curve, but it's a rarity that the trains meet at the apex. Here, NS 98N meets 21Z.
Crossing over the Broad River, Q211 heads toward Elmwood Junction and then Cayce Yard.
Surprise Southern Belle
Hearing the night before that NS 212 would have a pair of Kansas Belles on point I made my way to NS's Lehigh Line the following morning in pursuit of t... (more)
Loaded at Marcus, IA, this 5000 foot train dips thru the sag on the Dubuque Sub between Jesup and Independence. Run thru CSXT 130 and NS 1088 help the 2172 power this loaded ethanol train as they ... (more)
After waiting for good sun for hours at last a northbound train on the sawtooth profile.
The day after a small snowfall, and nearly all of it has melted as a Norfolk Southern Manifest train rolls south through the quiet zone that is Downtown Culpeper, Virginia.
LMS 713 pulls a rack train east through McKees Rocks on the former PL&E main.
We never got many of the ex CR CSX units in this area, probably something to do with cab signals, so this one attracted some attention as it handled a SB coal train, in the hole for a meet.
Late winter and early spring is the time to be here. This southbound autorack train was one of over twenty between 1000 and 1800 on a moderate day. Don't forget, the big get together here is Sat... (more)