Not something you see anymore, an SD40 leads solid multi-levels of Mercedes-Benz autos to Brunswick, GA for export. With the huge growth in automotive assembly plants in the South, Brunswick has ... (more)
Running as light engines (3348 and 1645), A85 heads west through downtown Madison on its way back to Decatur after working the International Intermodal Center interchange. I nervously watched shad... (more)
Helpers shove on the rear of loaded hoppers
A blazing sunset "electrifies" the rails and makes the hills in the background glow as a short 10N, although as mentioned short, struggles to get it's train up the hill at Cassandra. This train k... (more)
New Jersey's finest export rolls west through the winter wonderland of western Pennsylvania.
NS 3348 plows though the snow and makes it go all over the road.
Helpers push a loaded coal train east as number 9444 hauls container train 20R in the same direction.
This unit is about as modern-looking as it's possible for an SD40-2 to get, even though it's serving its last days out on "The Hill" in helper service.
NS 3348 travels east with his partner.
A loaded garbage train grinds uphill on the 1.8% grade with an added helper set up front. The usual pair of SD40-2 road engines has an ES40DC leader as a bonus...
Vale mining locomotives are Brazil exports. The extra NS helper units added up front at CP Traff. Included in the lot are Vale initials (CVRD) 1265, 1266, 1267, 1268, 1269, 1270, 1271, 1272, 12... (more)
A helper set assists this roadrailer, the first train on the loop in daylight... it seems the leaves at loop level were not ready to change color just yet...
A pair of SD40-2 helpers throttle up as a late running 22W starts its ascent of the mountain.
The helpers for westbound 13N have completed the trip around Horseshoe Curve as they pass some spectacular fall foliage.