Norfolk Southern manifest freight 316 slowly rolls through Dean Siding on the main after having met westbound 15M. A heavy squall coming off of Lake Erie blankets the landscape with snow.
An ex-Conrail Dash 8 leads NS manifest freight 316 into Buffalo, passing under the bridge of the South Buffalo Railway. On the right, BNSF power on Q158 pulls out of the Buffalo ICTF intermodal fa... (more)
An NS Dash 8 of Conrail heritage leads Bellevue to Buffalo manifest freight 316 as it approaches Buffalo at Tifft Street. Locomotives:NS 8373 C40-8WNS 7633 ES40DC
Led by an SD70ACU, NS manifest freight 316 meets auto train I87 at the Swanville Control Point. Locomotives:316:NS 7266 SD70ACUNS 7113 GP60I87:NS 7202 SD80MAC
An ex-Conrail Dash 8 leads NS manifest freight 316 eastbound at Bort Road, taken from along the parallel CSX mainline. Locomotives:NS 8353 C40-8WNS 9654 C40-9W
NS 316 backs out of Tifft Yard lite after dropping 60 or so cars off for B&P.
CBFX 6033 was formerly PRLX 8140, a unit once leased by B&P, now returning to a familiar place for the first time ... (more)
NS 316 begins its work in B&Ps Tifft Yard by crossing the "Swamp Track" between NS and B&P.
A duo of NS's new leasers, a PRLX SD70ACe and a CBFX SD60M lead 316 by FY at Tifft.
NS 316 crossing the Flats Viaduct. Notice the second and third cars are hoppers off of their axles and all loaded on flat cars.
With the frozen Grand River below, NS freight train 316 heads over Painesville trestle and continues east to it's destination of Buffalo, NY.
One of the few full white face SD70M's leads NS train 316 through Cleveland as they continue east towards Buffalo.
Manifest NS 916 headed for the Rockport Yard.
NS 316 glides across the former NKP trestle in Painesville on its way east.
Just minutes before 316 approached I noticed a shabby looking man wandering slowly across the trestle. A railroad employee noticed him as well and immediately advised 316 of the trespasser's pres... (more)
A nice pair of recently repainted SD60s lead a long manifest east through Berea on a splendid spring morning. This train would meet a westbound rock train at CP 192.