The hills are blooming from the rainfall of 2019, as the Gaud Local and it's string of Tanks pass the hillsides of Emma Wood State Park. It wasn't until the winter of 2022, 2023 that we had tha... (more)
The DPU on ZLCBRX passes through a work area, part of the track realignment and siding extension that was ongoing here (now completed). Meanwhile, Metrolink 220 departs the Vincent/Acton station.
A lone DPU shoves upgrade on the rear of an extra Brooklyn in Soledad Canyon.
The sun drops below the overcast and highlights the lush hillsides on the coastside. We haven't hand a a rainy season like this in years and can only hope the drought is over. The southbound Gaua... (more)
UP 7820 leads an unknown eastbound manifest with the Katy second out.
A SB sand train clearing the town of Momence Illinois on the UP Villa Grove Sub on a very clear and chilly fall afternoon.
A loaded sand train works upgrade between Lowden and Clarence on the ex-CN&W East-West mainline thru Iowa. Highway 30 parallels the mainline alot west of Clinton and along the highway is this plac... (more)
UP 7820 leads a westbound auto rack train.
UP #7820 leans into the turn at Clarksburg with a high priority Z-train.
UP 7820 leads a westbound Z train through the crossovers at West Belle Plaine.
After meeting Q612 and intermodal counterpart Q144, Q145 and its six UP locos rumble past the Flomaton signal with the famous L&N coaling tower looming in the background. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Flomaton, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UP 7820Train ID: CSX Q145Photo Date: November 24, 2009
Q145 blasts past some yard power at Flomaton.
After sitting in galva for almost an hour 7820 proceeds to the siding to meet UP 8570 leading GSBM2N 22. The four new units are 7820, 7821, 7819, and 7822.
This quartet of brand new locomotives leads this California bound stack train. (7819, 7820, 7821, 7822). They will remain on the mainline until much later in the day, due to a MOW curfew east of Y... (more)
This quartet of brand new locomotives leads this California bound stack train. (7819, 7820, 7821, 7822)