NS B09 is westbound with coil empties at milepost 488 on the Chicago Line.
Drawing the dusk sunlight on what was the rainiest June 20th on record in Lexington KY, 9187 is flanked by puddles on the well-ballasted CNO&TP at milepost 83 at Rosemont.
NS 9187 did an oops tonight. 9187 was pulling the 11x train westbound tonight but was running the loco backwards. Do to miscommunication the crew was also not qualified to go that far to their de... (more)
NS still uses camp cars for MOW workers in the remote areas of WV.
A hot Van train rolls past the signal in Swanton just before sunset.
Westbound intermodal passes the old B&M station at Athol.
Eastbound empties catch me by surprise while waiting for a slow westbound NS 868 to arrive from the other direction.
A yard job spots the RB&BB Red Unit Circus cars for unloading. The bobcat on the flat will build a ramp after the locomotive is cut away.
Ever wonder how the 'Greatest Show On Earth' removes all of those vehicles off the train? Why with the 'Greatest Keychain on Earth' of course...
NS coal train rolls eastbound through East Chicago while the Arcellor Mittal steel plant and Ameristar Casino looms in the distance.
A 200 car coal train heads south past AC Tower where railfans watch from all levels.
On a surprisingly warm and clear January day on the West Slope, NS 9187, 8815, and 9450 split the ex-PRR signals at the Portage detector.
11J heads westbound @ 202pm
Colorful powerset on NS intermodal train rolling east here approaching Wyomissing Junction on the Harrisburg Line; black, blue and oranges with red stacks behind combine with the tree to make a br... (more)