Southbound coal drag passes the former coal tower at Chaska. This was the base for pusher crews for years after the L&N reinstated them in the 70's. They have now been moved further north to Mor... (more)
Sometimes all you need is good company, the right light, and a simple train. The Q262 rolls over the Mohawk River with a string of racks on a very pleasant evening.
This rock train had come up the old SAL mail from Savannah and diverted onto the line to Augusta at the town of Fairfax. US 278 is good for a chase thru this area but watch the speed limits!
A load of black diamonds bound for Baltimore is lead by a duo of GE's as they make their way along the Yough River.
An empty autorack train heads west past the bridge at Hobbs about to meet an eastbound V646 that is just behind the photographer. The two locomotives show how inconsistent CSX is with choosing the... (more)
CSXT 3059, designated an ES44AH, leads Q157 past the venerable old BE Tower in Berea, Ohio
The classic lines of the GP30 now turned into a slug spends the night resting.
CSX intermodal, Q115 makes his way though East Fostroia under a dramatic sky. This is one of the 80+ trains they receive through Fostoria.
As Q637-02 makes his way to the diamond at Fostoria, he passes a CSX track inspector in the middle of the Iron Triangle.
Two CSX GE's (an AC44 and a C60) lead a southbound loaded coal train across Copper Creek Viaduct on a Spring morning.
The daily Q393 grinds on west on very cold and windy evening. It sure does not feel like spring around here yet!
A rare site in general, a YN2 SD40-2; even rarer leading a CN freight through Wisconsin! Here, the 8878 rumbles south through the woods with a decent sized train and an all CSXT consist.
With the BC Dispatcher's confirmation that they are lined west from Savage, Q249's crew notches out their long train of empty autoracks.
Q249 is seen here doubling onto its first cut of empty autoracks at the Jessup Auto Facility. Veteran B&O CPL's are still barely hanging on here and will be down by the end of this Spring. The n... (more)
CSX Q300 rolls through town with two SD50-2s and a friendly engineer.