Visitor for today....Only Months away from an Announcement that by late Summer 2015 the tracks that this train is running on would become another NS property.
Eastbound at mp 154 with export engines.
Eastbound 18N, with a single SD70 on the point and a pair of SD40Es shoving on the rear, blasts through Ardara as westbound empty tankers, NS 65W, slowly roll by on Track 2.
A westbound container train heads from the single main to track two, at Lunbeck.
21T is finally pulling down the controlled siding west of Toledo yard after waiting an hour for MOW crews to get the switch from main one to line over.
A southbound rack train climbs the one percent grade up Kings Mountain en route to Chattanooga and Atlanta. The huge cut here was opened in 1963, bypassing CNO&TP Tunnel 1, which is just off to th... (more)
Pine Belt 3986 sits out of the way in a siding as SD70s head west on the main.
22K hustles through Olmsted Falls with an SD70 leading the way east
A nice lash-up advances up in the siding, just west of Delphi.
NS 173 southbound through Kings Mountain.
A scene that once was very common, the NS 304 arrives in Buckeye Yard to the right, and passes by the slug set that is shoving a cut of cars up over the hump, while in the background a couple engi... (more)