ex B&O 6973
Southbound coal coming down the loops.
The local with it's usual power, heads for R.J. with CSX 8733 on point pulling a short train behind it.
A once thriving town on the banks of the New River in southern West Virginia, Thurmond, in its heyday, was known as 'The Heart of the New River Gorge'. While most of the original infrastructure in... (more)
A nicely clean "Sponge Bob" Dash 3 & SD50-2 leads a very heavy morning southbound freight on the siding over the elevated curve for CP-102 after meeting a waiting freight at Alsen on a... (more)
It's almost like going back in time, this was my first SD80MAC leading a train and it was awesome. On a day of unbelievable trains, this one definitely was one of my favorites. It is quite rare to... (more)
CSX 8733 idles in Selkirk with it's Conrail marker lights turned on. It sits next to a B40-8 and a former Seaboard lines SD50 while a nearby town celebrates America's 238th birthday.
It's not to often you see a single engine hustling freight down the mainline.
Two trains wait to make their way up the old B&O now A&O on the way to Grafton, WV where they will be interchanged back to CSX
CSXT Freight Train Q680-07 is seen making their way Northbound with a 9 unit consist as they pass through Toy Ln. in Shocco Springs, AL.
Locomotives idle at dusk while the shop lights cast a magical glow in the yard.
The rust and dirt accumulated 16 years ago on this unit reminds me that these locomotives are getting some age on them. Let us hope the rebuild programs going on on NS and BNSF help their kind r... (more)
Looking good in the early morning sun this northbound freight is headed out of town.