Coke train NS 860 passing BE Tower at CP 194 on the NS Chicago Line
It's a doublestack meet at Emsworth as the 21G passes the 20T; the latter train is stopped at BELL waiting on traffic on this hot, humid day.
Although I missed the export units two days earlier on 37Q it looks as if Norfolk Southern has it's own exports today.
A variety of NS and UP power lead 17R towards Elkhart from the CN in Chicago
More black diamond heads for the Pokey off the Gilbert Br. This train will stop at Vulcan and pick up 100 more loads bound for Wheelersburg OH.
NS 211 south clear Arrow Head, cracks the scanner as the photographer firghts the fast approching shadows. CANON EOS 50D
NS 211 heads south the old road bridge at Arrowhead just south of Charlottesville on the first official day of fall. Canon EOS 50D
NS 212 races up track 2 while NS 172 creeps up behind him from the South. Just North of Cornelia, NS 212 will meet a Southbound NS 237 traveling in track 1. I wished rail traffic was like this ... (more)
NS 15N smokes it up with a rough looking group of power departing Conway Yard westbound.
Just past Swannanoa Tunnel, the train crests the summit after climbing through the Old Fort Loops in the late afternoon.
NS 57N speeds by a coal train being built just below Eckman Yard.
With the sun just below the ridge the conductor on the stopped 57M gives an eastbound hopper train a good roll by.
21T has the hammer down through Mill Creek cruisin right along.