With many of its siblings in storage or in the deadline, CSX EMD SD40-2 No. 8856 earns its keep during this July 3rd perspective on the head end of CSX Q302 in the South Charleston yard. The train... (more)
It's rather unusual to catch an EMD SD40-2 leading a Class I railroad freight train today. Here, CSX Q302 with CSX EMD SD40-2 No. 8856 and SD40-3 No. 4326 drops off a cut of 36 cars at the South C... (more)
A Canadian Pacific visitor makes a timely visit to the Tri-State region of West Virginia during some of the 2016-17 winter season's coldest weather to-date.
CSX Train Q302 proceeds West through Big Sandy Junction on a cool Winter afternoon with a colorful consist!
Little train, big bridge... CSX Q302 ducks under the New River Gorge bridge at Fayette Station, eastbound on the C&O mainline to Hinton. 876 feet above the New River, Route 19 carries four lanes o... (more)
The year 2014 introduced more variety in foreign power and lashups on the former C&O mainline in West Virginia in a number of years, attributed to a sharp increase in crude-by-rail shipments throu... (more)
An early morning manifest heads East through the appropriately named 'Little Tunnel' on the James River Subdivision. The Subdivision is home to three very short and rarely photographed rock tunne... (more)
Emerging from the east portal of Manns Tunnel, eastbound mixed freight CSX Q302 passes the intermediate signals east of Ft. Spring, enroute to Clifton Forge from Hinton.
Q302 rolls through the fog at Lowell just after Sunrise.
Q302 with 9018 leading fights there way through the heavy snowfall heading for Clifton Forge, VA.
Q302 passes through the farmland near Pence Springs on a foggy morning.
A former UP C40-8, now leased by CREX idles in South Charleston on Q302. The train has just made set offs in the yard and is bound for Hinton, Clifton Forge, and ultimately Richmond.
Arriving from Russell, Q302 will soon make set offs in the yard at South Charleston, sporting a pair of Dash 8's as power. Once the set offs are made and Q302 has returned to the main, the train w... (more)