Unfortunately, 4449 was not able to join Saturday's night photo session due to a minor derailment it had earlier in the day.
Two 0-4-0's wait out the night at the Owosso turntable.
Little River 110 was in charge of the one-hour trips running out of Owosso. We see here 110 returning to Owosso.
4449 heads back to Owosso. It probably isn't hard to guess what this kid is thinking at the moment of what he wants to be when he grows up.
Westbound grain train at CP location known as "Scott."
The eastbound Cardinal charges through Scott Depot on its way to Washington D.C.
A coal train begins its assault on Scary Hill. While the gradient of this hill is less than one percent, it has been known to stall trains before.
Horn Honk.. Even though it can't be seen in the photo, there was a horn honk being held this day by a group of horn-train enthusiasts.
I never thought it would as difficult as its been to catch a westbound under ideal light off this bridge. It ended up taking me five tries to finally photograph an eastbound with the sun out.
Two American flags adorn the front of engine 425 in observance of Independance Day.
This rather worn C40-8 leads a wesbound coal drag through St. Albans.
There is not a whole lot left of Raleigh yard. Due to a decrease in the amount of coal traffic coming off the nearby branchlines, the yard sits mostly unused these days. This day, a friend and I... (more)
I was fortunate enough to catch CSX 4617 nearby laying over for the weekend.
Shenandoah Junction is a neat location. What more could you ask for; classic N&W CPL's, two busy mainlines, and plenty of railfan friendly viewing areas.