With the sun low on the horizon on a beautiful spring afternoon, a pair of ex-Conrail Dash 8s lead a manifest northward toward Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati.
New kid on the block. With it's plow freshly shaved for third rail running on the Hudson Line, rebuild SD40E3 CSXT 1712 along with CSXT 8138 on Selkirk based local B767 backs in a Pan Am block a... (more)
A CSX coal train has reached the top of the Hagans Switchback and proceeds toward Big Stone Gap.
Thinking there might be a problem, CSX crew stops to examine the switch points before proceeding south.
Running out of time (and good sun!), CSX Q041 volunteered to be my last catch of the day, passing some of the 20th century relics that once were the primary methods of funds for the city, though m... (more)
An AC6000, C40-8, and GP15 make up the consist of this westbound manifest freight on CSX. About one year later, nearly all of these classes of locomotives have been retired or put into storage on ... (more)
A pair of Tier 4 GEVOs lead an autorack train off the West Shore and on to the main at CP 382
The quiet wednesday morning is broken by a 16,000 ton Q635 climbing the grade out of Selkirk with 2 GEVOs and a SD40-2 which was giving everything its got to help pull this train.
Not many of these left, a YN2 SD40-2 works one of the yard jobs in Selkirk as Q263 pulls in off the B&A.
A CSX autorack train heads west with a BNSF unit trailing.
After a long fun filled switch out at Burdeck Street Yard, Local B767 finally gets going as a Q261(background right) charges west of CP-FG for the overtake. Crew is piloting a new eco(A SD40E3 i... (more)
After a brief stop at Emerson, the Nashville bound freight powers Northbound over the Etowah River at the end of what's been a busy day on the W&A sub.