A well-labeled switchstand quietly takes care of business as Q174, after setting off a cut of cars for Baltimore, heads out for New Jersey on a bright sunny winter day. This engine has since been... (more)
Q174 dashes east out of Philly and through park with a newer SD70MAC, a CW40-8 and a CW44AC at 1651.
The sun's making an effort, on a misty morning
Shortly after sunrise, an intermodal led by two GEVO's heads north across the James River on its way from Jacksonville to Boston.
Hot northbound intermodal Q174 trundles across the Anacostia River; while it was a very long train, about half of it was empty platforms.
The second of four consecutive eastbounds pass CP 109...the telephoto lens dramaticly shows the length of this straight away...
A quiet morning is disturbed by Q174 coming through town with one of those infamous CSY SD70MACs whose nose decals aren't as they should be...
Jacksonville to Boston train Q174 is on the last leg of it's journey as it passes through a wintry scene leftover from a snow storm the night before.
CSXT Q174 on the Susquehanna River Bridge approaching the west end of the Aiken siding.
CSX 5383 leads Q174 through the freshly fallen snow toward Boston.
A northbound intermodal train cruises through Savage on Christmas Eve morning. My kitchen pass had expired and the clouds were threatening, but all worked out in the end. Merry Christmas to all!
Q174 had a run in with a 18-wheeler this morning in Westfield,MA. The driver just couldn't wait for the gates to raise up after a westbound had passed and he didn't see the eastbound Q174 approach... (more)
Running a few hours late, Q174 eases downgrade past Lower Valley Road.