With a CSX crew still onboard, Q186 is only a few thousand feet away from its hand-off point between CSX and BNSF. That would be the BNSF East Thomas yard in northwest Birmingham. Once the BNSF ... (more)
Speeding north over the mainline, multi colored containers cross the only grade crossing in Dickert with some generals for power. The turnout to the left, once held trains that served a wood yard... (more)
A Tier 4 BNSF locomotive (built in 2015) highballs through Dickert with 6,991 feet of intermodal containers.
Roaming through some tight curves and close bank sides, Q186-21 heads north with a special unit on the point. Still in the famous original Santa Fe Warbonnet paint, BNSF Dash 9 engine #656 comman... (more)
CSX Train Q186-21 heads North through Saint Ives, AL. With BNSF C44-9W #656 leading the way still in the Santa Fe Warbonnet paint scheme
CSX Train Q186-21 heads North through Weathers, AL. With BNSF C44-9W #656 leading the way still in the Santa Fe Warbonnet paint scheme
CSX Intermodal Train Q186-26 roars North through Saint Ives, AL.
Thick fog engulfs everything in sight during the early hours of a new day. Not only does the sun rays cut through the fog, but also intermodal containers behind three BNSF behemoths burst through... (more)
Heading into the rays of the setting sun, four sunkist orange BNSF engines glide north with stack containers (majority of them J.B. Hunt) just yards away from crossing the defect detector at mp 8... (more)
With a fresh crew onboard, the 6300 foot long Q186 starts to head out of LaGrange as it splits the old and new signals at Main Street Connection.
An interesting array of BNSF owned locomotives are seen pulling today’s Q186 as it heads through Main Street Connection in LaGrange. An ES44C4 pulls a GE Tier 4 Gevo as well as a vintage Dash 9-4... (more)
CSX Intermodal Train Q186-26 heads Northbound through Saint Ives, AL.
A quartet of brand new BNSF ES44C4 Locomotives #4275, #4274, #4273 & #4276 power CSX Intermodal Train Q186-21 as they head North through Shocco Springs, AL.
CSX Intermodal Train Q186-22 heads north through Saint Ives, AL.
With leaves falling from trees and a coolness in the air, this intermodal train squeals as it takes the sharp curves at 30 mph going down grade.