CSX train R326-11 (Chicago Barr-Detroit Rougemere) is all but coasting down to the base of Salem Hill at milepost 29 of the CSX Plymouth Subdivision. Salem Hill is the ruling grade on the CSX Detr... (more)
Slowly making its way along S 7th St.
Running on NS trackage rights, a CSX empty hopper train crests the grade at Sunbright, VA on a nice snowy afternoon in 1987.
Two CSX ES44AHs in the new "How Tomorrow Moves" paint scheme lead a red hot Q126 south past the former Atlantic Coast Line depot and the railfan gazebo at Jesup.
The day's issue of the Kingsport (TN) Times-News was thoughtfully placed in a plastic bag and left beneath the mail box of this patron at Speers Ferry, VA. In the background, CSX Extra 8621 East i... (more)
D779 (The Loyer Turn) originated in Curtis Bay yard in Baltimore and makes its way west on The Old Main Line by HX Tower.
CSX Q134 prepares to take the southeast transfer on a beautiful morning at the "Crossroads of the B&O".
How appropiate for CSX to assign a GE AC4400CW to move 2 Gas Turbines for General Electric to the Port of Charleston for export. CSX W999-07 is coming through "downtown" Irmo, heading for CSX Cay... (more)
Looking good back when these were common and "toasters" were a new novelty.
"Standard Cab Leader"
On a railroad dominated by wide-nose GEs, now and again the standards cabs get some spotlight.
Well maybe there are some people out there who haven't seen one of these respendent if YN whatever-it-is. Right. NB empties.
On another SB coal train, fairly plentiful in those days.
A northbound empty unit train coils through the "Narrows" north of Morley, TN and near Jellico. Just north of this point a southbound troop train behind L-1 Mountain 418 jumped the track... (more)
A southbound coal train on the former Clinchfield main is captured on film in the brief instant of daylight between Twin Tunnels. The SD40-2 had just been acquired from Morrison-Knudsen.
The painter had still missed several units after a few years and some power was on lease so there goodies around every turn here in the place I will always remember for giving me 41/2 great years.