An ES44AC leads an empty domestic hopper train west through Shawsville, Va around 10pm on a cool February night.
Over the Top20R inches over the top at CP AR (Allegheny Ridge) in Gallitzin, PA. A telephoto does wonders to show off the grade on both sides of the summit here.
An intermodal bound for Norfolk highballs through the small town of Abingdon and past the venerable N&W CPL signals.
Moving at track speed through the very pleasant campus of Emory & Henry University. Students use the pedestrian crossing to get to the U.S. Post Office. The bell (at center) sounds when a train is... (more)
A loaded ethanol train slowly makes its way down hill
Coal Movin' Machines. A pair of AC's and a pair of DC's sit next to a sea of black diamonds in the former Virginian South Yard in Roanoke as spring has arrived.
NS train 184, heavy with auto parts hi-cubes departs the east end of Bluefield Yard with 8047,6149,8505 leading 59 cars.
Busy morning in Alloy! NS 8047, part of the 2010-2011 order of GE ES44AC's by NS idles on the point of a southbound loaded coal train bound for the Virginian. In the distance, a SD70M-2 idles on t... (more)
NS 851 is stopped just north of the diamonds in Attica Junction. One of the newest NS ES44AC units is at the helm. About halfway into the train, one of the hoppers picked a switch and jumped the t... (more)
Leaning on the end of a long string of coal, NS 8047,1609,1625 have been pushing this train as they roll slowly into Bluefield. The head end was probably in Bluefield W.Virgina or close to it as t... (more)