An older widecab Dash 8 pours on the smoke after getting the signal through the diamonds at Fostoria.
An SD40-2 pulls a cut of cars down the lead to Mt. Winans Yard in West Baltimore.
Trash train Q710 in Greenwich, Ohio
One of few CSX thundercabs, CSX 4848 and company struggle to get a loaded K185 underway again on wet rails as they pass through S. Deshler.
There was hope after the stealth scheme as this southbound coal train illustrated.
The ex-RFP GP40s didn't last long. I was happy to catch this NB freight in the late afternoon sun.
This hot train sometimes appeared over on the main line and sometimes on the EK line. On this date they have lots of horsepower per axle for the rugged trip south.
Teamed with a yard slug made from an old Geep this unit has tremendous pulling power at low speed.
A somewhat unusual paint job on this unit handling yard duties with its "Mom".
Another repaint of a former nee L&N, ex SBD unit which appears to have been repainted to SBD just prior to the CSX merger. I always have liked this paint scheme which is colorful, visible, distin... (more)
A former L&N unit is the yard switcher on this date. Love that non-turbo sound.
I posted another shot of this unit from the other side.
A very recent patch job working the Gulf Coast at one of my favorite southern locations, not too busy and lots of roads showed up here.
Northbound Jacksonville-Cincinnati intermodal Q142 is about a mile or so north of the siding at Wofford, KY, on the former L&N KD Subdivision. It's raining hard, too!
A loaded CSX coal train is climbing upgrade at Oreton, VA on NS trackage rights. The lead SD50 wears one of the earlier CSX paint schemes. Actually, it was quite striking, particularly when fresh.