H68 heads down the grade into Reading with a sweet EMD quartet.
4 conventional cab EMD's take a long H68 into the city of Reading to work. The train would attempt to return to Allentown, PA but mechanical issues with two of their four motors would make things ... (more)
I lived in New Bern for about 2 years. Almost all of my time here was devoted to flying, but I liked the local railroading scene which was only a few blocks from my apartment. Standard operation... (more)
The Saturday Cement Secondary job picks up some mty hoppers bound for the Pocahontas region at the ex-LNE Tadmor Yard on the return trip to Allentown behind a nice GP59 leader.
With their work complete around Warsaw, this tie train heads south past the local water hole where birds of all kinds have joined the cattle for the evening.
The power assigned to Durham-based local P20 earns their keep on the undulating D-line
The conductor of local P20 rides past the switch into the Certainteed plant as the engineer pulls the train out onto the main. After a brake test, it's back to Durham.
The engineer of P20 climbs on board as he prepares to shove a cut of cars into the Certainteed plant near Oxford. The old Southern Railway sign proudly displays the track's heritage.
On February 13th, a rare daylight run for P20 corresponded with a rare snowfall in central NC, resulting in numerous new-found photo opportunities. Here the local is seen approaching the crossing ... (more)
The warm ballast has already melted away its snow cover, but the crossties remain covered as the sun shines on the rear of P20, slowly making its way north toward Oxford.
Norfolk Southern GP59s 4619 and 4617.
NS T50 shoving westbound on the mainline as seen framed with the intermediate signal at Duffield, about to drop down into the lumber yard and begin thrashing around.