NS 35Q taking the diverging route at Orange.
NS U41 works its way thru Imboden on its way to Saint Charles for loading at Benedict.
An empty coal train heads up the T.B. Line to St. Charles to load an Eastman Coal train.
An empty grain train curves through the temporary shoe fly on main one where a small bridge is being replaced while MOW crews continue the work in miserable weather.
Notice the brake pole on the front of the train. This has become a signature item on engines along the Pokey.
A mine run crosses the trestle spanning Peter Creek in rural Pike County Ky.
Passing over Peter Creek, U15 backs up to Jamboree and the Majestic Collieries coal loadout for the second unit train in two days. A caboose is on the "head" leading the backup move.
Crew change on the Jellico Branch. A very "friendly" crew mounts their horse as the redbuds announce the beginning of Spring in the mountains.
Pushers heading up the hill to big cut. Yes the front one is FerroMex.
I happened upon this scene on my way home from the grocery. Sometimes it pays to carry your camera along.
NS manifest blows westward on the Reading Line through Fleetwood alongside the silos of a wayside Feed industry.
All switches are lined up for NS inbound to crossover to near track / Canon New F-1 - Kodak 400 HD
Heading east. To see more pictures Click Here
Topside view of C40-9W 8921 strolling thru Centralia on BNSF trackage...
NS 168 meanders along BNSF trackage en route to company tracks...the CN(IC) double-track main stretches as far as the eye can see...