Drew's Railroad Photo Adventure 2011
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Can Conrail really be gone 10 years?
Matt Van Hattem
By Matt Van Hattem Senior Editor For three weeks now I’ve been trying to ignore the voice in my head telling me that this month marks the 10-year anniversary of Conrail’s split-up. I’m not in denial so much because of what’s happened to the property since then. By all accounts, Norfolk Southern...
Tue, Jun 23 2009
Why CSX’s shortline meeting sets the standard
A special guest post from Roy Blanchard, Trains magazine short line correspondent CSX wrapped up its 21st Annual Shortline Meeting in Jacksonville on Tuesday. I’ve been to most of them, and every year they get better. It is, after all, the longest running show if its kind, and features a number of industry...
Fri, Mar 12 2010
CSX earnings show an uptick from last year
By Roy Blanchard CSX leads off the railroads’ earnings season with record first-quarter revenue, operating income and operating ratio. Total freight revenue increased 11 percent to $2.5 billion as merchandise carloads (all but coal and intermodal increased to 55 percent of the total and coal dipped to...
Mon, Apr 19 2010
Did the Easter bunny find you? He brought me four blue eggs!
Look at these three blue Easter eggs in Cleveland! A trio of ex-Conrail SD40-2s assembles a hopper train on April 24. Jim Wrinn photo I was in Ohio last weekend as the guest of the Akron Railroad Club, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The group kindly asked me to be its banquet...
Mon, Apr 25 2011
Drew's Fantastic Train Photo Adventure: If at first you don't succeed
Leading a locomotive trio featuring the YN2 paint scheme, CSX C40-8W No. 7834 rolls west on the Adams line in Merton, Wis. Canon EOS 30D, July 13, 2011, 1/800 sec, f/6.3, ISO 320, 84mm. Drew Halverson photo Let’s add CSX to the list of railroads featured in this monthly photo challenge! For...
Thu, Jul 14 2011
2011 Trains photo contest winners
For this year's photo contest, we were looking for creative use of light and shadow. Overall, the quality of photos submitted was very high, making the task of choosing the winners even harder than usual. Take a look at the winners below and please leave your comments. Thank you. Grand Prize...
Thu, May 24 2012
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