A rebuilt SD60 highballs a work train south to Meridian, Miss. from Irondale, Ala. seen passing through Coaling, Ala. and some scrap metal that littered the right of way.
As the EOT of a Northbound manifest blinks into the night, NS 3387 awaits to be drug back to the Tuscaloosa Yard to tie down.
Sitting alone and forgotten is a bad ordered CSX coal hopper, which has made the end of the Warrior #7 mine track its home until it is remembered again.
With snow flurries falling, Montana Rail Link's "Day Gas Local" slices through the Rocky Mountains and across the Clark Fork River between Paradise and St. Regis. It's not hard to see wh... (more)
Southern 4501 departs Grand Junction with TVRM 100, the "Missionary Ridge Local." Off to the side is SOU 5000 waiting for its call to the dinner train later that evening.
NS 385 (Irondale, AL - Mobile, AL) proceeds south through Bessemer, Ala. after holding for a few hours for some AGS South traffic to go by. They will cross over mains to get onto the 3B Sub to run... (more)
After handing over their manifest from Aliceville for another crew to take to Mobile, the crew of AGR 211 hopped on their return train with AGR 3374 leading as they skip across the M&B diamond in ... (more)
After the crew activated the self-timer lift bridge over the Black Warrior River, AGR 211 slowly rolls across the river and into the small city of Demopolis. They'll make some headend pickups befo... (more)
After having just made a run south from Meridian, MDS 4039 takes a lunch break next to the former GM&O Quitman Depot before continuing on to Waynesboro. Interesting to see Conrail power thriving i... (more)
As the sun fades away, the stars and stripes of Montana Rail Link's newest veterans locomotive blur through the snowy Montana landscape as they prepare to work in Garrison before continuing on tow... (more)
Montana Rail Link's Day Gas local cruises east towards Missoula as they fly high over the Clark Fork River in Tarkio. Snowy conditions prevented us from traveling closer to the bridge.
With a loaded unit train or grain on the drawbar, BNSF 7924 crests the hill at East Winston, Mont. on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision at a leisurely pace of 5 MPH.
CP Rail's former dome/observation "Algonquin Park" brings up the tail end of the TVRM Hiwassee District's "Loop Train" that traverses the former L&N Hook & Eye route between Co... (more)
After having just split off from ABS power, EMDX 7209 powers back to the house track while briefly running into a veteran KCS Geep still in grey paint that was working in Artesia Yard.
As Labor Day evening turns to night, Alabama Southern's Artesia Turn pauses just outside Coker, Alabama as they wait for the ABS yard crew in Tuscaloosa to make room for their Artesia - Tuscaloosa... (more)