Happens to the best of us! Now that the CN 8800s are common as wheat out here, I can't say this train is 'special' or 'unusual'. But, the new power was just too cool. It's strange to see them on the 450.
Heading east into Memphis at Kentucly Street, BNSF 5116 and NS 8990 head towards a meet with a westbound BNSF empty coal train on Broadway. The MMEEWX 29 train of the UP can also be seen in the distance.
This photo was taken in Northumberland, Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 19, 2004. This was the weekend the remains of hurricane Ivan visited the northeast and dumped over five inches of rain causing major flooding. These rails (part of the North Shore RR) were "going away" Sunday...
CSX K218 works the grade southbound at Antioch, TN with a UP SD70M & a WC SD45.
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