Another batch of fresh from the factory locomotives head west for delivery to BNSF. Four are ES44C4 numbers 6601, 6605, 6614, and 6615 and one is an ES44DC number 7260
NS 6182, a fresh-looking SD40-2, sits among the other power outside the NS Locomotive Shop in the Bellevue Yard.
Mountains of aggregate material, construction and dredging equipment, hundreds of hoppers both loaded and empty, and some NS motive power all combine to set the stage for another busy day at the A... (more)
Thoroughbreds of many varieties wait in the engine pit for service or assignment outside the Locomotive Shop in the Norfolk Southern Bellevue Yard
Today's visitors to the Norfolk Southern locomotive shop include SD70ACe UP 8653, and behind it a mystery object wrapped in a green tarp.
The gutted shell of a passenger car sits in front of the LWV 101 E8A locomotive in the Lorain & West Virginia Railway yard. Note: A closer look at the passenger car will reveal the word "Psychotic... (more)
A dense fog greets morning railfans this day, caused by the rapid meltoff of snow from the previous weekend's snowstorm. UP 8520 leads CSX Q390 through the soup on the Short Line.
A trio of old timers exchange waves and greetings with the engineer of CSX 7493 as he pilots Q164 through Berea under slow orders
The GP40 leading this procession of empty gondolas and coke cars is 43 years old, and is now soldiering on as WE 300
NS 22K crossing the Flats Viaduct with downtown Cleveland, Ohio in the background
A Wheeling & Lake Erie GP35 in Operation Lifesaver paint along with a GP40 still in D&RGW paint lead a scrap metal train west.
Rail maintainers work on a crossover while being surrounded by trains that are being built in the busy and dangerous Willard Terminal
NS 145 crosses the flats viaduct as a Great Lakes self-unloading bulk freighter delivers tons of aggregate material to a cement making plant.
An ex-Conrail GP38-2 and a single gondola cross the flats viaduct as workers below build the pylons for the bridge that will replace the Innerbelt bridge seen in the background
Both CSX and NS power stage hoppers and build trains at the Ashtabula Harbor Yard