Q029-17 features two "Bright Future" AC4400CW's whose brightness has faded a little through the years. But they are still more than up to the challenge of hauling this 8700' stack train... (more)
With Dark Clouds In The Back CSX K534 Pot Ash Train Heads Eastbound Through Palatine Bridge.
The crew of the B760 has just boarded their light power after making a stop at the Fonda office and begin to continue their trip west. Amtrak Empire Service train 283 round the curve in the backgr... (more)
A now rare YN2 SD40-2 is on the point of Q506 as they pause at Togany to wait for a southbound.
Using a pry bar, sledgehammer, and alot of muscle, the loadout crew closes a few open discharge doors before coal can be loaded.
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: With the scuttlebutt regarding Ben's Bridge demise becoming more frequent, I stop by for maybe a last shot from a favorite location. However, it appears CS... (more)
Heading back into the large CSX/BNSF intermodal terminal at Fairburn, Q198 and its colorful array of containers stand out amongst the greenery here. Besides intermodal trains, this terminal is al... (more)
The CSX business train makes a quick jaunt from Selkirk, NY to Cincinnati, Ohio, offering a mildly rare view of this train traversing the northern end of the system. This OCS has eluded me for muc... (more)
Saturday Morning, Eastbound Mixed Freight Q386 Charges Through The Town Of Fonda.
On this late summer Tuesday, Selkirk Yard features a wide variety of power, per usual. Besides the normal collection of CSX motors, a BNSF GEVO can be seen as well as a less common visitor: a swi... (more)
Q501 and Q500 are meeting here at Leipsic. Q501 comes under the CPL's signals that protect the diamond with the NS Fostoria District in the middle of the siding.
Q243 blast off after clearing the wye at Deshler off the Willard Sub. The train is enroute to Lima where next crew change is, then onto Cincinnati. This line is still littered with ex-B&O CPL sign... (more)
Van train Q001 races west under the QD103 intermediate signal bridge just west of Lake City, Pa. This train and it's counterpart, the Q002, usually run with large sets of big power.
After encountering some engine troubles and a brief stop, trash train Q710 resumes it's circuitous trip from New Jersey to the Apex landfill in southeastern Ohio.
Looks like a great Chessie paint job. It's awfully tempting to get out the old clone tool and make some alterations.