Norfolk Southern SD70 2503 leads two BNSF Dash 9s, with the third one still wearing the Santa Fe Warbonnet scheme, on empty oil train 65W in Cove.
ACE #1148 leads 11 other locomotives up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va. Most of the units are dead in tow. The SD70M-2's are heading for storage.
NS 65W provided a very rare treat today. Leading the charge through Shawsville, Va is A BNSF dash-9 in H1 paint. There aren't many BNSF units left in this scheme, and to find one leading an NS tra... (more)
It's just about golden hour and the colors of the sun are warm while NS train #65W with NS 1072 doing the honors, the Illinois Terminal heritage unit, rolls past the Pettisville, OH grain elevator... (more)
The Illinois Terminal Heritage Unit leads an empty unit ethanol train westbound with Tommy Aldridge at the throttle.
Though they don't look as good as the CPL's did, the sounds of a train climbing the last bit of Christiansburg Grade will never get old! Empty ethanol train 65W is seen here just popping out of th... (more)
NS 8104 leads FXE 4044 around the bend into Enon Valley under a full moon as the Sunsets.
Westbound rounding the banked curve at mp 151 with empty tank train with , two BNSF engines on train one in Santa Fe warbonnet colors.
Empty crude oil train rolls west
South of the Lehigh Valley: The day comes to a close with 65W pointed into the setting sun with LV heritage leading a ethnic EMD counterpart.
NS Erie Heritage leads NS 65W Westbound passing the Old Reading Railroad station in Lebanon,Pa.
With the light fading fast, empty oil train 65X speeds west under the signals at MP 225 with the Illinois Terminal Heritage SD70ACe leading.
Canon EOS 60D
An empty oil train heads back to the west for another load.
Fall is in full swing in Altoona as 65W heads west with a appropriately colored BNSF locomotive trailing.
A brief burst of sun shines down on the New York Central heritage unit on the point of an empty oil train bound for interchange to BNSF in Chicago. Since this day, a replacement cantilever has bee... (more)