Eastbound freight late in the day over the Auglaize river in Defiance.
The sun continues its slow trek towards the horizon as a short eastbound freight cruises along beside snow covered fields. Holgate's grain elevator and water tower can be seen in the distance.
Q388 creates it's own little blizzard as it passes through Akron during a snow storm.
Flesh and blood horsepower pays little mind as modern GE horsepower hustles Q388 east between Sullivan and Homerville on an unseasonably mild December day.
Q388 accelerates as it heads over the Youghiogheny River and enters the CSX Keystone Sub and leaves the CSX Pittsburgh Sub.
In the quickly - fading light of a late fall sunset, eastbound Q388 passes a small farm as it crosses Route 65 on the west side of Deshler. Somehow, I still don't get a very good cell phone signa... (more)
Q388 waits for its conductor to walk the train.
CSX symbol Q388-10 makes it to the summit of the Alleghenies with a nice mix of power and fall color.
Eastbound CSX Q388 approaches the "Summit of the Alleghenies" on an absolutely beautiful fall day. Rail traffic was very light but railfans were plentiful.
Thumbnail does this photo no justice! According to Roger Snyder this is the best color on SP in 25 years. Its definitly the best in the last 5 that i can recall. Q388 eastbound along the Casselman... (more)
Q388 eastbound at the edge of the western portal of Falls Cut Tunnel just east of Foley on sandpatch
Q388 heads eastbound on the main through Warwick. Track in the foreground is R.J. Corman's CL&W Sub, also used by the Ohio Central.
Eastbound manifest Q388 leans into a curve a couple miles west of Albion, IN on the Garrett Sub, with a rare B36-7 in charge.
Q388 drops downgrade through Foley on a clear fall morning.