An amazing light show takes place as an eastbound freight ascends the famous Tehachapi Loop. Traffic from nearby Route 58 adds to the scene, visible at far right. This exposure was so long that ... (more)
Crossing the Calumet Sag Channel, UP 4226 leads an eastbound through Blue Island.
This is just a drill! CSX and several emergency response agencies in the Mon-Yough region organized this training exercise. The drill was very realistic, local schoolchildren were on the bus (af... (more)
Mingo Creek is the tallest bridge on the former P&WV, but the Mon Fayette Expressway crosses the valley on an even higher span.
This little critter was probably the most unusual unit on CSX's roster.
Dakota Southern President Alex Huff shovels out a grade crossing as the 4427 makes a rare move on this lightly used line.
Close-up of a low speed, staged collision between a loaded coal train and a school bus. Click Here to see what happened afterwards... (more)
A confused elderly man exits a Mercedes Benz that was fouling NS's Hall Running Track. The man was extremely lucky that the car was not on one of the Mon Line's very busy main tracks. Moments ea... (more)
The collision occurred at less than 1MPH, but the force was strong enough to mangle the school bus. The "accident" was part of a rescue drill, Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)Location: Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: CSXT 7622Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 28, 1999
Considering there were only 10 BQs in existence, I seemed to run into them fairly often. CSX's original blue and gray paint scheme was probably the best look for these units - the yellow nose mad... (more)
A well worn GP40-2 idles the night away at Penn Mary while steam from the National Gypsum plant creates an interesting backdrop.
Special delivery! The Wheeling brings one giant load of spools into Monessen on the Mat Branch. The bridge in the background crosses the Monongahela River, it took this train about one hour to g... (more)
An application of CSX quality stealth paint has made an already homely engine downright ugly.
Partially caked in snow, 3001 looks even stranger than normal.
Something's not quite right here...