Tons of coal move behind the power of a CSX ET44 unit and a couple of veterans. Sometimes running with two engines up front and a DPU on the rear, today its configuration has all power on the hea... (more)
Clean orange paint on the lead BNSF Tier 4 engine, shines bright as its crew hustles containers on (260) axles south over the long straight at the Rock. Today this trains id is CSX Q185, but a fe... (more)
Gliding south from the rock, coal loads are being escorted to their destination by three CSX General Electric engines. The third (CSXT #711) serves as a DPU on the rear 110 cars back.
Today the daily operation of Q513 (Avon, IN - Waycross, GA) is running as S513-30 with 144 cars and two Union Pacific locomotives providing the power. Now rolling south over the rails into Standi... (more)
Rushing through the cold morning air CSX AC powered engine #302, travels the mainline on a long section of straight track with 152 followers copying their leaders every move since departing Birmi... (more)
A manifest train occupies the siding at Standing Rock, with a very recognizable SD40-3 (with its square cab) as lead power. The beginning rebuild of EMD SD40-2 locomotives into the Dash 3, was in... (more)
W055 with one unit and 37 empty hoppers heads south through the country side of Standing Rock. Unlike the coal hoppers in this train which have been rebuilt and given extra years to their life, t... (more)
Streaking by at 50mph through the night air, a Birmingham, AL bound Q680 knocks down the signal at the southend of Standing Rock. This old weather beaten US&S color light signal has protected the... (more)
The silhouette of a US&S color light signal stands out against the reddish sky of an afternoon sunset at the south end of Standing Rock siding. This scene won't be around much longer though, as t... (more)
Things you won't get on class one intermodal trains anymore? Leased consist such as this FURX/HLCX/FURX trio powering a Q183 from BNSF in Birmingham, AL. to Fairburn, GA.
The conductor of Q183 climbs back into the cab of his BNSF locomotive after giving a good roll by look at the empty L186 seen on the right. With the meet complete, Q183 is about to get back on tr... (more)
A grain train dodges the shadows cast by the setting sun as it passes the north end of the siding at Standing Rock.
Q669 has just met Q215 in the siding at Standing Rock, a stone's throw from the Georgia state line.
CSXT Southbound Freight Train Q647 at Standing Rock, Al. on CSXT'S Lineville Sub with a pair of CEFX ( Blue Bird ) SD40-2'S for power