Working the hump . Though everything says Chessie we are well into CSX running the show.
Chessie's ex-Reading 2101 passes through the Russell yard in a drenching rain.
One of CSX's somewhat rare GP39s leads a pair of slugs and a caboose towards the hump at Russell. Due to the fact that the GP39s spent a lot of time in CSX's yards, and there aren't that many of ... (more)
Considering there were only 10 BQs in existence, I seemed to run into them fairly often. CSX's original blue and gray paint scheme was probably the best look for these units - the yellow nose mad... (more)
Coal loads meet at the east end of Russell Yard as an eastbound departs the yard on the close track.
A good variety of power is ready to leave the yard at Russell. The steep grade 322 rests on is a ramp leading to a rail overpass above the street.
A rare sight. CSXT caboose #904000 "The Spirit of the B&O" graces the rear end of a westbound mixed freight entering Russell yard.