NS 7645 leads 179 west over the Scioto River and through downtown Columbus.
A grain train passes through the narrow passage between the cliffs and Tug Fork River in this remote section of the Pokey.
With the loadout silo towering above, two more hoppers will be loaded before the long circuitous journey back to John Sevier Yard begins. Kopper Glo coal loadout, Straight Creek spur of the Clearf... (more)
Backing thru the coal loadout, a DPU unit on the rear makes room for the string of hoppers to soon be loaded at Kopper Glo. The train will cross CSX trackage for a few miles, then go thru Jellico ... (more)
Eastbound stack train passing the BE Tower
NS 561 meets the 562 in Clairton just south of the USS Clairton coke works.
Sometimes the best light is no light. As the sun dips below the horizon, a 561 heads south on the Mon Line past MP 12 (in background), as the very last rays paint the sky and hillside behind.
This ES40DC rules the roads, with no traffic in sight, and a lone parked car dwarfed by the train. But the half mile of streetrunning ends right after this crossing. This was a a train of empty co... (more)
Just a few seconds later and we would have a perfect over/under. As it turned out this view captures the first of two distributed power helpers on loaded NS coal train 722 passing underneath a sou... (more)
Smell the paint! Still fresh.