High Hood on a High Bridge. Led by a former SOU High Hood GE, the Lhoist limestone train heads east from Crab Orchard to Rockwood over this old and high wooden bridge.
All reports are that the crew is unharmed, but NS I8T carrying BMWs derailed at Alston, SC headed down the Southern's old W line to the Port at Charleston, SC. The track is shattered, which will r... (more)
Cutting it Close. The local NIT spur track literally cuts between two houses with little clearance to spare. Here, Y101 brings some scrap cars back from the small yard on the NIT heading to... (more)
After several rail cars got away and ran off the tracks across from the fairgrounds in Columbia, SC after the scrap yard tried to move the cars, CSX found it necessary to bring in a wrecker to pla... (more)
Out of the Light and Into the Darkness. As the early morning sun breaks the night, NS 203 heads down the Southern Main through Beaumont and into Magnolia on its way south.
Down by the Junk Yard. Led by a former SOU high hood GE, this Lhoist limestone train passes through Coalbank Hollow and over a fairly extensive yard full of less-than-prime automobiles.
Out of the Darkness. The ex-SOU B23-7 emerges from the tunnel in the background with the ... contraption in the foreground. I gather this device is used to work on the tunnel when necessar... (more)
Resting on the Bridge. The ACWR ran its beautiful cab diesels and its passenger cars from Candor to Charlotte today and nicely let people know ahead of time, published a schedule, and stop... (more)
Yard Work! A number of locomotives are congregated in Amtrak's yard at the 30th Street Station in Philly. A little after this photo was taken, some work was performed to the locomotives on... (more)
Groceries but no Cremation Today, Thanks. T59 approaches Clyde and passes some local advertising as it runs down the Southern's old Murphy Branch line on its way back to the yard at Canton... (more)
Cold Steam. Near the end of a very frigid day on a Lerro outing, the 1309 does a runby on the famous Helmstetter's Curve.
Let’s Go, We’re Late! Led by the most power I’ve ever seen on an Amtrak passenger train and running about four hours late, a very long northbound Silver Star, mixed with The Silver M... (more)
The Pacolet River Stops Here. This Southern Pullman car named Pacolet River sits at what most likely is its final resting place after a long career. Originally built around 1949 and named ... (more)
Heading Out on the Forth. The Aberdeen to Edinburgh CrossCountry train crosses the Forth Bridge at South Queensferry. The fact that just one of the three cantilever structures of the bridg... (more)
Street Running! With a lot of onlookers and a friendly and interactive conductor, NS 270 leads the OCS down Sixth Street toward the Bulk Yard, where it will rest during the Masters.