The NS 287 autorack train catches a bit of the last light as it heads west over the Conneaut Creek trestle.
NS was nice enough to cap off our day on the Chicago Line with some color to brighten up the drab, snow-less winter landscape.
My last standard cab locomotive of 2018 was a good one. With 39 autoracks on the drawbar, this SD60 has no problem making the 60mph speed limit.
A solo CEFX SD60 leads a short loaded autorack train south, destined for Gibson, Indiana.
CEFX SD60 #6006 leads Train 187 West as they pass through Lovick, AL
Here we see Westbound NS 187 as he rounds the curve at Lovick with clean CEFX SD60 leading.
NS 119 rolls through the trench in Gastonia with one of many leasers currently on lease to NS. This one is CIT 6006 an SD60 and is an XSOO locomotive. Because it had this leader it was a popular t... (more)
Former SOO SD-60 now employed by CEFX is working the BNSF Kelly Lake local.
NS 301 slips under the Route 51 bypass. It is picking up speed at BD Junction after waiting on a northbound NS coal train. Ex. SOO, Ex. INRD.
An ex Soo locomotive, now a lease unit, brings NS 301 south through Decatur on its way to Granite City. Ex. SOO 6006. Ex. INRD.
Street Running With A Splash of Color! It took what felt like forever, but today I happened to get very lucky with a VERY late NS 155 that had my first CEFX Leaser on the point! Now with it... (more)