'Merica and Trains.
Snow in Roanoke?... Yes, it's true!... That fluffy white stuff is a rare sight in this part of the country, sometimes taking years before dropping by again. Normally several inches are out of the... (more)
Interesting signage spotted on the outskirts of Shelby Yard as 5290 south starts grinding up towards the Breaks.
Three units all in matching YN3 paint take on fuel at Station E at Collinwood Yard. After this fifteen minute stop, this lengthy, high priority UPS train should have a pretty straight shot to Buf... (more)
Listed as the last Q196 to pass through Grand Rapids, here's Q19620 eastbound in some ridiculously heavy snow at Alger St bridge. We had green grass earlier in the day with hardly a trace of snow.... (more)
Q151 at CP194 in Berea, Ohio
A Buffalo NY to Cumberland MD manifest with an all dark future consist passes through a location that is little known to most of northeast Ohio. Although not a very photogenic spot these days, I b... (more)
As seen in this photograph....this loaded EB coal train is traversing through one of the largest man made land mass moving projects since the Panama Canal. This cut was made to divert the railroad... (more)
Southbound freight out of Queensgate crosses into Kentucky, passing the Courtyard Marriot-a popular lodging location for railfans visiting the Cincy area.
CSXT 5290 leads an EB manifest through the town of Sandy Hook which is across the Potomac River from Harpers Ferry.
Amazingly enough, as of April 2007, the new Safetrans signals STILL have not taken over for the CPLs!