Construction on the huge Waterfront development is just beginning as westbound Q249 passes Amity St. on a March afternoon in 1999. This area looks considerably different today as the former mill ... (more)
Q352 heads east, past the old brewery in Smithton.
The CSX transfer job from Glenwood puts his train together in Conrail's Island Avenue yard.
A 5 EMD locomotive consist leads this train with a rare CSX SD70ACe and an EMD GP30 Road Slug trailing with an SD60M SD60 Standard Cab and GP40-2 in the middle. Almost 50 years of EMD in one locom... (more)
Originally the Louisville, St. Louis & Texas Railway, aka "the Texas", it still lives on as CSX's preferred automotive routing between Louisville and St. Louis. Amazingly enough, the swing bridge... (more)
Q375 gets underway from Willard.
Two former Conrail units bring 297 west, passing underneath the Liberty and Panhandle bridges.
The 71st annual Santa Train eases to a stop at Dante, VA---passing the old Union Baptist Church at the north end of the yard.
The 2013 Santa Train crosses the north fork of the Holston River just before arriving in Kingsport, Tennessee. Santa will be delivered and the parade will begin.
Late running 326 heads east out of Grand Rapids with a good clip of snow billowing out around it. 326/327 no longer run east of GR and was truncated to a Chicago/GR run.
Northbound empties cruising through Acworth on a quiet Sunday afternoon
With a "Franken40" in the lead this Santa train departs southbound for more stops to distribute goodies and hopefully, better weather. The track at left is the connection to the NS westbound and ... (more)
A clean looking mother slug set sit on the east side of CSX’s yard in Montgomery while a Q681’s train begins to depart the capital city for a trip along the Dothan Sub.
From this perspective it’s quite easy to see the recent rail grinding that has taken place along the mainline.
FPON! CP is obviously power short as this 642 glides through Lovekin with CSXT 8524, UP 4896, UP 6795. Foreign units are unheard of in these parts, let alone three on one train.