Front of the lead unit. It hit a trailer (which was hauling a front end loader) that had gotten stuck at a crossing. Derailed and spun around about 120 degrees. No injuries. Units were reraile... (more)
A fisherman watches the southbound 345 roar out onto the 5.8 mile Lake Pontchartrain bridge. The rails were wiped off this bridge during Hurricane Katrina.
The southbound Crescent starts the almost six mile run across Lake Pontchartrain on the way home to New Orleans, which can be seen on the horizon.
A misty sunrise over an eerily quiet Avon Yard. It didn't stay quiet very long...
BNSF power pulls the NS 198 north across the NS 5.8 mile bridge across Lake Pontchartrain.
The northbound Crescent reaches the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, leaving the New Orleans skyline behind.
Pumpkin Power leads the NS 198 north from New Orleans onto Lake Pontchartrain's north shore.
Yes, that's MRL in Indiana; the INRD has two SD40-2XRs on lease. Here, the INRD's Baker Turn (Z456 to CSX) eases up Baker Siding past Belt Junction to swap cars at Baker Yard. The Clear signal o... (more)
Colorful leasers lead the Q671 past Mill Dam Park. Lead unit was originally an SD40T-2. Second unit is an SD40-2 built in an SD45 shell.
Haley Tower. The CSX Q645 rolls by in the background.
Ex-Conrail, with mismatched number boards.
Ten thousand CSX horses lead the Ringling Brothers/B&B Circus train west into Terre Haute on the St Louis Line. A completely unexpected catch.
A leaser leads a mixed CP train through Deming Park late in the afternoon.
After waiting more than an hour to cross the Wabash, the Q594 finally gets clearance to come off the Danville Secondary onto the St Louis Line into Terre Haute. The locomotive is a de-rated GP-40... (more)