Complying with the 10mph slow order over the New River at Hawks Nest, CSX Q303 with a recently rebuilt SD40-3 from CSX's Huntington Locomotive Shops leads the short, eight car consist.
Westbound on the C&O main, CSX manifest freight Q303 passes a rock cut deep in the Appalachian Mountains, west of Clifton Forge.
CSX 9048 grinds uphill solo.
Leaving Hinton for points west, CSX manifest freight, Q303 passes under the C&O signals protecting the interlocking of 'Tool Car', west of the C&O Avis Yard. The train will begin its trek over the... (more)
In dynamics, C40-8W led Q303 creeps by the C&O Hinton Station preparing to take on a crew change at the Yard Office. It's business as always in the small railroading town of Hinton, as taxis race ... (more)
Westbound through downtown Hurricane, under the power of a single C40-8, manifest freight, CSX Q303 charges toward Russell.
Q303 heads through Culloden and a hot and muggy day with engineer Jesse Smith at the controls.
Railroading in the New River Gorge... Westbound mixed freight, Q303 observes a 10mph slow order as it crosses the C&O bridge at Hawks Nest, transitioning over from the east to the west banks of th... (more)
CSX Q303 is slowly climbing the Alleghany grade to the summit inside of the tunnel at Alleghany as it makes its way west into the setting sun, its next stop will be in the yard at Hinton, WVa.
Radial AC power on the point of Q303. Someone made a funny out of the Big Creek Rd Crossing Box. Certainly fitting this time.
CSX Q303 goes from double to single main at Kanawha Falls in the last light of evening. The signals on CSX's New River Subdivision are approaching their fate, with the upcoming signal project cove... (more)
Westbound through Hurricane, a five unit Q303 charges through Hurricane on a beautiful summer evening.
Q303 heads for South Charleston yard passing by a backhoe CSX is using for the signal replacements.