Tophats Appropriate at Night. This now retired Tophat Dash 9 leads a new set of BMWs through Columbia, SC on the way to the South Carolina Port at Charleston, SC. I managed to catch this p... (more)
Nice Top Hat! This rare (less than 30 left) standard cab Dash 9 leads NS 238 through the Ditch in Columbia, SC on its way to Andrews Yard and then to Charleston, SC. We saw this particular... (more)
A NS Tophat leads NS 135 past the signals at Longview NC
A late 233 with a rare Tophat leader passes between the rear of Q40 and the line of ammonium nitrate cars for the Nelson Brothers facility on the left.
NS 295 rolls south by CP Bunch, with a soon to be rebuilt standard cab dash 9 leading a very short train.
NS 8855 leads west at Pine Junction.
NS 119 rockets through the signals at North Advance with an example of a rapidly disappearing class of unique units in the lead. With these units being converted into AC44C6Ms, approximately 70 of... (more)
NS 119 came by Belmont today with a standard cab D9 leader and a friendly crew.
The last loads out of town --- Eastbound coal drag crawls its way upgrade through Banner, Virginia at the start of a Valentine's Day storm that dumped 25" of snow and ice across the Norfolk S... (more)
8855 plows through the snow bank along Budd Street in Maple Pain.
The first train to run east on Main Track 2 after 16.6" of snow fell. The loaded ethanol train blasted through snow drifts at every road crossing it encountered.
The loaded unit ethanol train was the first eastbounnd out of La Crosse after 16.6" of snow fell on Saturday. The Mississippi River bluffs were beautiful on this cold and clear Sunday afternoon.
Westbound at Simmons Street.
NS 8855 opens up the throttle as it passes under a vintage B&O CPL changing its aspect from clear to stop. Notice the two mini CPL dwarfs on the bottom right.