24Z approaching the grade crossing at East 26th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. The buildings are abandoned, and the siding has not felt the weight of a freight car in a long time. Occasionally a few... (more)
NS 9886 coming across Tulpehocken Bridge just before sundown.
Photo by Shawn A Leightcap
36A passes the car inspector at Minnick, who will inspect the train for defects, before entering Amtrak, 2 miles ahead, at CP PERRY.
While the main focus of the day was the VGN Heritage unit on the point of the consist to the right, the light was better for trains heading in the opposite direction. With the VGN holed up for the... (more)
The image tells you the location ...
A little exploring on Google Earth revealed the 10th street crossing in southern Altoona and a great afternoon spot for pictures. I wonder if that building ever received rail service.
A pair of C40-9W lead westbound intermodal train 23W.
A southbound autorack train crosses Tenbridge on a clear fall afternoon.
The NS local scrap train is just about to pull in at Nucor. Z460 uses 40 miles of CSX's Lafayette Sub between Lafayette and Nucor to gain access to Nucor's Castrip Steel Facility south of Crawford... (more)
Now which one did he tell me to throw?
A tight crossover in the Williamson Yard.
NS 9886 is on the point of a stopped eastbound a few miles out of Fostoria at the days last light, the Conductor was busy setting handbrakes
A long merchandise train zips east through a thick central Minnesota forest, that's just starting to turn.
Two Norfolk Southern units and one CN unit lead a mixed train eastbound. As the train continued to pass me I found a powder like substance that was coming from a hopper about 3/4 of the way into ... (more)