Downgrade with empties, a pair of SD70AC's operate at a track speed of 30MPH in dynamic braking. Destined for the coalfields of Southern West Virginia the empties will later return east with loads... (more)
After reaching the top of the hill, Q612 begins to pick up speed.
Q612 grinds up the hill passing photographer Britt Johnson.
612 has most of the tonnage up over the grade, and picks up speed through the eastern fringes of Loachapoka.
Q612 grinds up the ruling grade on the West Point Route in a scene that could be had in the sand hills of the Carolinas.
Q147 pounds the diamond of the NS Marion District on their way to Chicago rolling by PRR signals that may not be around for long.
With 150 empty coal gons at the drawbar, E435 pops out into the evening sunlight at East End DG on the former C&O.
With no less than 6 units on the point S539 glides past the "Railfan Marriott" in Covington on its way south. The train is stretched out over the huge Ohio river bridge with the Cincy skyline in ... (more)
The VERY last light of the fall day finds the nose of Q375 as it clears Garrett.
Q164 passes the New London Reservoir as the rising sun causes the shadows to recede from the ballast and rails
With a matched set of YN3 units, Q574 is only a few miles away from the start of its journey as it crosses over the Cumberland River. This train runs from Radnor Yard to Queensgate Yard.
With nearly a foot and a half of snow on the ground, the Cleveland area encountered the worst snowstorm since 1978. Looking back on it, I have no idea how my 1996 Regal made it out of my driveway... (more)
A brilliant winter day. However, the temperature was almost 70 degrees, which made it feel like spring time!!