Southbound below city, below mp 260 in fresh snow. Notice bad paint on nose of engine , and the homemade numbers on right side of number boards.
Fresh off of the mountain and the"Loops" out of Asheville with miss matched number boards and peeling paint this loco has seen better days.
In a scene played out several times a day, a pusher set shoves a coal drag across the massive Maybeury bridge and up the Elkhorn grade. He will soon cutoff and return back downhill to wait on anot... (more)
Decending the grade and slowing for the trip through Springfield. Between here and downtown Springfield, most westbounds use moderate dynamic braking. Note: Taken from Interstate 70.
Now through Springfield and pulling hard to get the train back up to Speed. Note: Taken from Route 68 Bypass.
Pigeons fly as the early morning quiet is interrupted by NS 234
a NS stack & trailer train heads east towards Bellvue.
NS 8691 leads an EB manifest thru Fostoria
234 passing the East end of Blair Yard at 08:08 with NS 8691 and NS 8961
NS P98 holds at Burke with 2 GE's and a trio of GP60's (One in horsehead scheme). He is awaiting a new crew and clearance north past the smoothing gang.
VRE 325 departs south after stopping next to NS P98 to drop off the P54 relief crew. P98 outlawed about an hour earlier. A nice conversation with the engineer passed the time while we waited for... (more)
A rough looking 8691 heads a coal train east from Asheville, NC.