Q409 (Selkirk, NY - Waycross, GA) with CSXT ES44AH 3000 leaving Acca. Construction of a new main line is underway.
Up above Bear Mountain looking down on CSX Q409 coming southbound between the swamp and the river.
The pushers on this eastbound CSX coal train are helping to hold back the train on this descending 1.8 percent grade.
With no trains moving imminently past the classic art deco station at Prince, the photographer takes a few minutes to enjoy a cigar and a self-portrait.
A mine run from the yard at Quinnimont traverses the truss bridge over the New River with empty hoppers for a loader on the Piney Creek Subdivision... Typical with some branches in Appalachia this... (more)
The BQ23 was so ugly, CSX had to hide it in a shed!