The old West Point Route has never been a big coal conduit, but it used to see at least a few unit trains like this one, likely headed south for the export coal terminal at Mobile.
A Chicago & North Western SD50 and GP50 combo lead a North Platte to Yermo mixed freight through the Salt Lake Valley on July 16, 1994.
A South Bound CSX Train crosses the James River at Richmond, VA.
CSX train Q241 heads into Walbridge Yard behind SD50-2 8501 and new GE ET44AC 3319. The old and new motive power makes a nice contrast on this sunny first day of November.
CSX manifest Q399 heads south on the former Pere Marquette a few miles north of Monroe, MI.
CSX train Q399 heads south past the searchlight signal at Consaul St. on the Toledo Terminal.
A few 'pumpkins' visit Catskill behind a SD50 add on as K138 slides towards the Catskill Creek after a lengthy snooze at Coxsackie for three northbounds.
CSX train Q342 heads east between Republic and Attica Junction behind a pair of standard cabs: SD50-2 8506 and Dash 8-40C 7627.
The last true Conrail unit I photographed on NS. When I moved to Atlanta in 2000, there was a lot more Conrail and a lot less skyscrapers behind the Atlanta Waterworks smokestack.
The Ansonia local job is seen returning the yard at CP 191. After pulling west past the switch, the train will reverse into the siding on the right and tie down for the day.
Q234 cruises through downtown Ft. Branch with a pair of SD50s on the point.
CSX train Q342 heads east under the Tiffin St behind a pair of standard cabs, SD50-2 8506 and Dash 8-40C 7627. The 8506 was part of a 25 unit order for the L&N/Family Lines that was delivered aft... (more)
A former Seaboard System SD50 leads train Q501 past the depot at Ottawa, OH. The depot is still in use by the CSX Engineering Department as evidenced by the sign.
CSX 8529 pulls this manifest through CP VO into the beautiful morning sunlight.
A CSX SD50 brings up the rear of Chattanooga bound 994. Li with one Nikon SB24 off camera.