Busy start to the day at Selkirk.
2 yard jobs work to build the next outbound train. Pictured is an SD40, an SD50 and an SD38.
The trailing SD38 throws up a massive cloud of smoke with sanders applied to pull a big cut of cars out.
The last active SD50-2 on the CSXT roster shuffles cars after a huge overnight nor’easter dumped over two feet of snow in the Capital Region. The yard struggled to assemble trains find relief st... (more)
So this is where the EMDs are working. Morning rush begins.
On a frigid Sunday morning in the teens, one of the last active SD50-2s on the CSXT system, CSXT 8632 leads a gaggle of war wagon EMD trimmers on the east end of the Selkirk Departure Yard.
The morning shuffle is at hand with various war wagon EMD vets working the drill blocks as a Q433-10 departs in a cloud of exhaust on the far right to the Fast Freight for it's double.
A yard job with a SD50 and a SD40-2 moves some containers around that are eventually bound for Pan Am.
Sometimes things just fall together and all you have to do is be ready when they do. A rare YN2 SD50(one of only four left on the CSXT roster in that paint) works as a remote control trimmer as ... (more)
CSXT 8632 is just one of several locomotives sorting cars and building trains inside the busy Willard Terminal on a hot and hazy afternoon in late July
While two different yard jobs move cars around at the west end of Willard hot train Q109 rolls by after a quick crew change in town.
Fog and first light. #8632 waits for orders at the west end of the Willard yard.
In the predawn light two eastbound freights pass yard switcher 8632 at the west end of the Willard yard.
Under sodium vapor lights a cut of cars headed by 8632 is pushed into the Willard yard complex
Peak high-wide military move passes thru Garrett just west of sandpatch grade during just before dusk