After being talked by signals all the way up the branch due to rusty rail, U01 passes the CPL at Bluebird on the Wolf Creek Branch, almost to Pontiki mine to load.
821 climbs Christiansburg mountain on a sunny July 4th afternoon. The previous train, NS 201, had NS 9936 in the lead and 821 had NS 9935.
H76 crosses over at CP Bethlehem with two dash nines for power.
Southbound on main track at CP Horn.
Just over 184 miles south of Cincinnati, this southbound NS freight swings through the cut at Wiborg on one of the 1963 line changes. This one eliminated two tunnels on the old single track line j... (more)
A freight flies through Wall and past the Pitcairn Intermodal Facility picking up some snow in it's wake as the white stuff comes down pretty hard.
NS D46D pulls Caterpillar tractor loads from East Peoria. The water tower in the background marks the birthplace of these tractors.
Rounding the bend heading out of Circleville, the NS 218 passes a long cut of grain hoppers that are spending the weekend on the center siding.
The winter wheat beginning to grow adds a little color to what would otherwise be a mostly colorless countryside, while a westbound coal train heads up the NS Columbus District.
Southbound 203 rolls over the Potomac River Bridge.
Southbound 203 enters West Virginia as it crosses the Potomac River.
M37 sets cars out on the transfer track for the Eastern Alabama Railway.
M37 heads into Sylacauga on a hot july afternoon.