WARNING! The scanner is alive with warnings from a storm that would spawn 6 tornadoes and dump 4-8" of rain in the area. We would eventually take refuge in a concrete farm tunnel under the Hi... (more)
A standard-cab GE smokes it up while hauling an eastbound manifest past Lebanon Plumbing Supply and the Chashire Manor Apartments. Only the two main tracks remain today, with the closing of Bethl... (more)
I Think About the Good Times We Had, and Why They Had to End. -- Mike NessOne of Santa Fe's hot intermodal train, the 1-893-30 (Los Angeles CA to Kansas City KS), passes through Esp... (more)
Two GP60's lead a 9000 foot-long 22Nacho south through Austell on a hot summer afternoon. The lead Dash 9 of 22N failed a few miles north of here, and the two EMD's were dispatched to bring the tr... (more)
ATSF 7443 leads a freight past a farm in the scenic Matfield Green area of Kansas.
Test train 995 approaches Starkey Hill where the pair of C39-8's (8567, 8566) will be put to the test, monitored by research car NS 32. Note the hose draped over the pilot, for "wet rail test... (more)
It don't look like this anymore! CNW 8541 is less than a year old as it grinds uphill towards Hwy 59 and Bill with a loaded coal train. I never thought this would be a 4 track mainline in years to... (more)
Year-old C40-8 No. 6028 with a half-blue/half-black snowplow heads west, halfway to the summit at Gallitzin.
Returning lite to the yard, CSX 5955 passes the old signals just outside Greek Village on the University of South Carolina campus. This would be one of the final runs this engine would make befor... (more)
During the big maintenance jamboree the crews cleaning mud and improving drainage at Sandy Ridge tunnel have cleared up to allow a northbound ballast train to pass on a day when the weather could ... (more)
Just an ordinary toaster getting some attention.
Crossing over Birmingham Hwy, and the NS AGS North-End, is the 12,500 ft long CSX Q237-16 (Louisville,KY-Tampa,FL) eases down the mountain on the yard lead ending its ... (more)
Conrail "stealth." Class unit No. 6610 in the light-gray "Ballast Express" scheme from 1997 leads a westbound RoadRailer through Perdix. GE built only ten 3,200 hp C32s, with... (more)
Conrail GE C32-8 6619 in Montreal's Canadian Pacific St. Luc yard.
SSW 8080 leads a manifest train Southbound past a semaphore signal North of Vaughn.