The front BNSF engine 'picked the switch', resulting in both sets of trucks on the engines and the front set of wheels on the hopper slipping off the tracks.
As the sun makes a brief appearance, CSX 5442 leads a auto train west through Hodgkins.
A pair of CSX GE's lead an empty unit corn train past the trilight signals at CP 73 in north East. This train came off the Falls Road Railroad and through Buffalo before heading west. Loco... (more)
Pan Am Bound
This Q388 appears to be loaded up with power, and it was well over 700-axles on the Middlesex detector. However, all is not as it seems. Behind the three lead units are ... (more)
As the historical marker proclaims, Q237 is taking a Medium Clear signal at Moon Station, one of the stops of Andrew's Raiders during the infamous 'Great Locomotive Chase".
Russell, KY - Willard, OH train Q634 pulls away from Fostoria after a lengthy setout and pickup.
Q231 heads south on the Toledo Sub main, pictured here passing the signals at North Dayton.
The CSX Q637 passes under the C&O cantilever that protects the NS diamond, soon this scene will be no more, as this signal is on borrowed time, with the foundation already in for its replacement.
CSX Balast train, D006 lays down some rock on Trobridge in Lansing. In the background can be seen the smoke stacks from MSU's Boiler House.
View from the top of the west portal of Sandpatch Tunnel, CSX Q368's crew gets there train ready to head down the east slope of the Alleganies on there way east to Cumberland. Canon EOS 50D
CSX freight Q370 eases eastbound on 2 by rail and the B&O CPL signal at 58th Street.
Pair of GE's haul coal loads V879 eastbound on track 2 by the classic B&O cpl signals at 58th Street.
A GEVO and two leasers bring Q409 south.
The shadows fall fast at Bear Mountain this time of year as Q409 races southbound with a long train.