NS D9-44CW 9898 leading 227 (Norfolk, VA - Harrisburg, PA) across the diamond at Charlottesville, VA.
An empty oil train is only 1/4 of the way thru its journey back to the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota and Montana.
NS 9898 cruises down the Juniata River valley on an autumn afternoon - seen here passing beneath the westward home signals for Port interlocking.
Eastbound stack train 20E makes a spirited run through Bethlehem on a very cold morning. The train's normal schedule has him through the Lehigh Valley well before sunrise, but was more than likely... (more)
20E passes CP 88 with a BNSF ACe second out.
With fog on the ridge in the background, NS 820 catches a glimpse of the morning sun as it continues it's downhill run toward Narrows on the former N&W Christiansburg District.
Splitting the increasingly rare CPL's at Ada, NS 820 glides downhill through Ada, east of Bluefield.
Catching the first glimpse of morning sun, NS 820 departs Bluefield to the east on a beautiful crisp fall morning.
A "horsehead" Dash 9 roars up the incline toward the Ohio River Bridge with the Cincinnati skyline in the distance.
The crew of NS 9898 makes a quick southbound move back towards Elkton before the northbound 202 occupies the main.
NS 9898 leads westbound 112 by New Albany.
NS 823 crests Christiansburg Mountain with a very long hopper train.
25Z speeds westbound towards the Egbert Road overpass, chasing the sun that's slowly beginning to fall back to the horizon.
One unit wonder hauling 20V eastbound.
The crew has to pick up this bad order car. I'm glad I'm not the conductor today.