Q261 rolls by Goodman Street Yard as B791, the local, builds its train.
CSXT 3425 ET44AC
CSXT 5497 ES44DC
The first run of Q261 since its return, a solo CSX Tier 4 GEVO is on point of the train bound for Pottersburg Ohio.
Q261, westbound autoracks, approach the crossover at Manilla, Pa.
Q261 heads west past the signals at Garrett, Pennsylvania.
Five locomotives are shoving hard on Q261 at Foley as CSX 6211 brings up the rear. I guess Cumberland just threw whatever they wanted into helper service.
Westbound auto rack Q261 crosses Wills Creek as it heads west through the S curve at Foley with CEFX 3141 on the point.
CSX Q261 exits Stuart Tunnel and splits the signals at Magnolia Interlocking that were added during the line upgrade program which allowed Doublestacks to finally use the line.
As the sun paints its final rays of light for the day atop the mountains of Pennsylvania, Q261 glides under the Western Maryland Keystone Viaduct.
Racing to beat the curfew, the setting Sun lights the empty racks of Q261 racing through Brunswick, MD at the end of this mild late Winter day.
Westbound autoracks pass the B&O signals guarding the Cutoff. Sadly the signals no longer exist.
Westbound autoracks, Q261, negotiate the S curves and split the signals at Manilla amid fall foliage.
Five years ago GE narrow cabs were a lot easier to find! Westbound empty auto racks pass the remnants of a light snow and the short stump of what once started the branch to, yes, Georgetown... (more)
Q261 rounds the curve at Mance to a large group of railfans enjoying the nice weather and emerging Fall colors.
Q261-21 @ Foley overlook
Racks roar up the hill at the Foley.