On a chilly evening along the former Virginian Railroad, the sound of an approaching coal drag permeates the air as No. U86 nears Kegley, W.Va. Soon, the train emerges from the woods and crosses m... (more)
NS U91 rolls into Mullens, W.Va., on a beautiful January morning with a long coal drag that was acquired at Page in the early hours; the Mullens tunnel can be seen behind the locomotives.
It's a chilly morning and the unrelenting sound of an approaching "Hill Run" dominates the quiet valley surrounding my location. Soon, NS #U86 emerges into daylight from Tunnel #12 and crosses ove... (more)
23K rolls West along the Canisteo River on a bright fall afternoon.
Southbound with two Big GEs today and over a 50 car train!
A UP train with NS power traverses the flatlands of the Mississippi River Valley at sunset. Just moments later, I helplessly watched the train go into emergency, and was stuck at this location for... (more)
Westbound on the NS ex-NYC mainline at MP 499.
Another hot and hazy Appalachian morning finds a time freight rolling EB into the big yard at Williamson, WV.