The “Grain Express” is roaring up a short grade north of town, heading for Evansville as i’m Trying to imagine the old L&N passenger trains in the days when they were handed over to C&EI just up t... (more)
Q619 has just emerged from the confines of the sturdy steel bridge built across the Chattahoochee River by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company back in 1914. The train has only a few hundred feet... (more)
The sun sneaks behind Sideling Hill to my west and casts shadows along the Cacapon River Valley but also on the B&O CPL Signals like here in Great Cacapon as within 36 hours, they would light no m... (more)
Northbound autorack train Q226 rolls through the rural countryside at Sparta, KY on an unusually mild August morning.
CSX Q614 climbs the grade between Chehaw and Loachapoka as it heads north on the old Western Railway of Alabama.
Northbound at Chehaw.
On a gorgeous November morning, Q614 runs through Loachapoka at track speed as it makes good time with a faded yellow nosed SD70MAC and friendly locomotive engineer.
The engineer on Q114 offers a friendly wave as he blasts the horn repeatedly through Berea, passing BE tower on the right. Second in consist is CSXT 7493, one of three C40-8's still dawning Conra... (more)
A westbound intermodal train exits the Cleveland Tunnels with a matched set of EMD SD70MAC's on the head end as a lake effect snow storm is in full effect.
Coal drag N262 crosses Hickory Creek and is already beginning to slow as it approaches Duff Mountain grade.
Rarely photographed (hard to get to, and bad light) north end of Hagans Tunnel, on the "CC&O Connection." The Hagans switchback is on the other side of the mountain, in Virginia. This train is nor... (more)
CSX stacktrain Q191 rolls west on Septa trackage through CP Ford and the NTC commuter station in Norristown led by a pair of 70MACs on a sunny late afternoon.
A higher-priority southbound TOFC passes a waiting southbound merchandise train at 1100 on a Saturday morning.