At 5:49AM on a bitterly cold and windy morning, the Conrail heritage locomotive sits surrounded by a thin blanket of freshly fallen snow as it awaits a crew change in the lead of the 819. Also note the icicles hanging from the fuel tank of the 8098, and the Ex-Conrail D8-40CW 8347 trailing.
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Greg Booher is an internationally published photographer (most recently in National Geographic Guide to the Night Sky) from Bristol, Tennessee. The beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are his home. For more about me, read my interview on RAW