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.
A trio of EMD standard cabs pause on the head end of CSX Q303 at South Charleston in the last light of the evening. It's 5:06 pm and the Hinton-Russell crew will have at least an hour of switching... (more)
After stopping in South Charleston to acquire updated work orders, CSX Q303 continues west through Spring Hill near "Rock Lake". Q303 is less than 85 miles from its destination of Russell Yard, th... (more)
Westbound through Montgomery, site of West Virginia Tech University, Richmond-Russell manifest freight CSX Q303 is operating track speed on an absolutely gorgeous day in Appalachia.
The Kanawha subdivision westbound mixed freight passes through Hurricane.
Observing a 10MPH slow order for the Hawks Nest bridge, CSX Q303 led by an increasingly rare Conrail painted Dash 8 prepare to cross over the New River as they wind their way through the New River... (more)
CSX Q303 passes under the Hilldale cantilever on it's final crew run to Hinton.
Westbound CSX Q303, the only manifest between Richmond, VA and Russell, KY passes under the vintage C&O cantilever at Mt. Carbon, east of Montgomery.