Dozens of fishermen occupy the Tygart Valley River as Q316 eases into Grafton Yard.
Q316 does some switching at Grafton before continuing east on the Mountain Sub. Note mismatched number boards on lead engine.
The second 316 of the day sits in the yard, awaiting a new crew.
A quartet of CW44AC's up front and another pair positioned midtrain lift CSX Q316 up the final stretch of Cranberry Grade on a beautiful fall day.
Working hard while ascending Newburg Grade, 316 passes the West End signals.
Q316 begins its short but steep descent down Cheat River Grade. In a few miles the train will be in Rowlesburg where it will cross the Cheat River and begin climbing the tortuous Cranberry Grade.
Q316 approaches Beech Street interlocking at Grafton WV.
You never know what you'll get on the Mountain Subdivision. The right hand side of the photo is where the historic B&O Hardman Tower used to stand.
You never know what you'll get on the Mountain Subdivision. The lead to Whitetail mine diverges on the left.
Q316 led by GP40-2 6243 (formerly B&O 4344) follows the Ohio River from Huntington to Parkersburg, crossing the Kanawha River at Pt. Pleasant.
CSX Q316 passes the station in downtown Oakland, MD. on 07-20-04.
CSX 6855, the last unit in RF&P paint, leads eastbound Q316 out of the yard in Grafton
Eastbound Q316 passes the historic B&O Station in Oakland
Q 316 had to set off its rear two AC44's for helper power in Rowelsburg.