An loaded coal drag headed up by CSXT 784 awaits the passage of Amtrak train 66, the afternoon Newport News-Washington DC run.
New Year's Day 2010 finds CSX's Blue Ridge Sub a busy place. A loaded southbound coal train crosses the trestle over Lake James which still wears Clinchfield paint.
The ex-Clinchfield RR through western North Carolina is a tribute to the power of good engineering and construction. The trestles in the southern part of the route were built to last; even the 40-... (more)
Units 784-751-855 bring 100 TILX mty aluminum hoppers into Spruce Pine. The train is heading for Loyall, KY for reloading on the CV Subdivision.
An ex-Con leads eastbound Q216 through Versailles. The MofW truck is on Long Run Spur, the last portion of the former B&O mainline through McKeesport. Sadly the MofW truck was picking up the rai... (more)
CSX N914-29 heads east past Trowbridge Jct. at dusk. Downtown Lansing is visible in the background.
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT, EF 75-300mm f4-5.6.
Long empty coal train comes off Metropolitan Branch with ex-CR SD70 AC on point and CSXT 470/772/4738
CSXT Q62503 is on the law at Rochester as it is parked next too HLCX3802 awaiting pickup by the Rochester and Southern RR. L11103 is about to overtake these trains on track 1.
CSX SD70MAC #781 (ex Conrail) sport an unusual white cabside number and has had the Conrail Quality lettering on the nose removed as well as the white frame stripe. Canon EOS D30, Tamron 28-75 F2.... (more)
784 ex Conrail, in conrail paint