If I had a dollar for every time I have gotten "puffed" by a cloud, I could probably retire a year early. On Sept. 22, 1990, I was almost certain I would be as an empty unit coal train approached... (more)
A northbound Wisconsin Electric unit coal train finished loading at Blacksville No. 2 Mine at Wana, WV and was entering the MGA main line at Wana Junction, PA on May 14, 1990, led by "Super 7" No.... (more)
A southbound MGA empty unit coal train was near Fairview, WV on May 14, 1990 with Super 7s No's. 2308 and 2306.
EB "Amfreight" No. 40, the "Three Rivers" was passing the Conrail intermodal facility at Pitcarin, PA on April 25, 1998 as Conrail TV2H was preparing to leave after performing some work.
Conrail SD40-2 No. 6374 was bringing up the rear of an eastbound unit coal train as it shoved through Lilly, PA on March 26, 1998. I have always liked the older houses in the communities in this ... (more)
An eastbound Conrail OCS was climbing up the West Slope at Lilly, PA on March 26, 1998 with two E8As.
Conrail C32-8 No. 6610, dressed in the "Ballast Express" scheme, was leading westbound manifest CAPI at Longfellow, PA on Feb. 15, 1998. Although I saw these units several times, on everything fr... (more)
A westbound CR OCS was dropping downgrade at Cassandra, PA on March 26, 1998 with two E8As.
Back in 1984, I did a fair bit of canoeing. On an overnight trip on the South Branch of the Potomac River, we decided to spend the night under the SBVR Sycamore Bridge. While building a campfire... (more)
An eastbound empty unit grain train was passing through a cut near East Perrin, AZ on BNSF's Crookton Cutoff on Sept. 23, 2004.
An eastbound intermodal train was climbing upgrade as a westbound "almost" baretable train was dropping downgrade into Seligman, AZ on Sept. 24, 2004.
A northbound freight train was passing over a country road near Springfield, WV on Oct. 20, 1980 with MRS-1 No. 28.
A eastbound BNSF double stack train was passing through Williams Junction, AZ on Sept. 23, 2004, led by C44-9W No. 5034.
A northbound SBVR freight train was nearing Green Spring, WV on Oct. 20, 1980 with MRS-1 No. 28.
An eastbound BNSF double stack train was passing through Darling, AZ on Sept. 22, 2004, led by C44-9W No. 1042.