We spent a day with the crew of the Livonia Avon & Lakeville Railroad’s daily freight run to Rochester to interchange with CSX at Genesee Junction. There was no narration. The story unfolds visually, accompanied by the banter of the conductor and engineer as well as the ordinary sounds heard on a locomotive.
It was very modest . . . but it worked. These are a few scenes from the program.
The premise - 2018
That was then. This is now. Since this page was first presented, the program, “A Day in the Life of a Freight Train”, has been redone. It’s much better now. Honest. See for yourself! It now has a full narration; it tells a story; it even offends some people. The only art that never annoys anyone is art so pallid, pointless, pale, and devoid of meaning that no one ever finds it challenging. How tiresome...