Norfolk Southern's southbound intermodal train on the former Delaware & Hudson, 23K, passes under the classic searchlight signals at CPF-499 in Delanson, NY with the Virginian on point under smoke... (more)
Norfolk Southern's southbound intermodal train 23K (Ayer, MA to Chicago, IL) passes by the feed mill in Central Bridge, NY en route to Binghamton, NY where it will refuel and change crews prior to... (more)
On a windy and mild October afternoon, the NS 1067 “Reading” units leads 23k by the CPF557 interlocking after stopping briefly for dispatcher updates from track work on the south end of the line.
NS 23K cruises through the mountains on it's way south on a cold, early winter morning.
Usually when a train crew has bad shenanigans it translates usually to equally bad luck to the railfan as well(delays, power swaps, etc). Yesterday was a rare case in point where a train meltdown... (more)
Pan Am Southern Intermodal Train from Ayer, Mass Hill Yard to Chicago, Il 47th Street. Passing by the Apts. in Shirley, Mass.
NS 23K is seen holding the main for a northbound train in Delanson New York. The train has some bright power compared to the normal NS black and white, as it's power by UP 7705 in the lead.
The Wabash heritage unit leads the 23K west through Fitchburg. It was hard to find a spot this day where one of the plethora of rude Massachusetts railfans didn't pop up into your shot.
While waiting for NS 22k to come through with the 8105 Interstate heritage unit, we see 23K moving through, with a conisist of 2 dash 9s, and an SD-70 ACE
Today's installment of the 23K chugs westward under the signals at Shirley. It's the Groundhog Day of trains around here, rarely anything other than one of about six staple freight trains in these... (more)
I've found that the hardest part of railfanning in central Massachusetts is finding a decent spot that's not overshot, where you're not elbow-to-elbow with photographers with poor etiquette gettin... (more)
A pleasant change from the usual mundane NS ponies, a trio of BNSF locomotives lead the 23K westward through Shirley.
The obligatory shot at the signals at Shirley. The 23K chugs westward with a former Conrail GE at the helm. Nice to see the marker lights still intact after 24 years and 3 owners.
The 23K has an extra Canadian visitor tucked in it's consist as it leans into the curve at Shirley.