2014 was the uprising of crude-by-rail shipments In a coal dominant region, a trio of vibrant BNSF locomotives, including brand new ES44AC No. 8093 leads a westbound crude empty through dow... (more)
Two BNSF and a CSX unit lead the westbound empty oil cans under the signal bridge at Brooks.
Ascending Scary Hill, a former Santa Fe SD75M leads westbound crude oil empties across the former C&O mainline near St. Albans. The resurrection of these former EMD wide noses have found themselve... (more)
A nice clean warbonnet leads empty oil cans west on a cold April day as sleet and snow falls.
After unloading at the Yorktown, Va. crude processing facility, westbound empties streak through St. Albans under the lead power of a veteran Warbonnet C44-9W. The train is enroute to the CSX/BNSF... (more)
Destined for the Bakken oil fields to retrieve another unit train of crude, a pair of BNSF widecabs lead K081 west through C&O's Meadow Creek.
After unloading crude oil at a refinery in Yorktown, empties roll westbound through Kenova underneath N&W's Portsmouth to Williamson mainline.
Breaking the silence of St. Albans, WV on the westbound return from Yorktown, VA a Canadian leader pulls the empty crude oil train enroute to North Dakota.
Westbound crude oil empties head for the Bakken oil fields as they catch the late evening light on their journey west on the C&O through St. Albans. The train had just delivered 100 loads of crude... (more)
Empty oil passes through Thurmond on a return trip to North Dakota. The Farbanks-Morse coal tower still stands on the West end of town.