"She's real fine, my 4-0-9 - Giddyup, giddyup, giddyup, 4-0-9"
Q409 comes south across the Doodletown Bight trestle with the east tower of the Bear Mountain Bridge as a backdrop. I walked out o... (more)
CSX's daily Selkirk to Waycross train approaches L'Enfant Plaza in downtown Washington DC with the Capitol Dome in the background. While it was cheery-blossom season that day, I believe those buds... (more)
Q409 westbound on the Lehigh Line with CSX ET44AH 3427 leading.
The city buzz is joined by the sound of pounding GE's and the throng of an EMD as Q409 moves south through 33
SB manifest from Selkirk,NY slows to enter Rice JCT.
A former Conrail SD60I leads a southbound mixed freight at Doswell, VA on the former RF&P mainline, climbing the grade from the North Anna River crossing just a few miles to the north.
"Crawling thru the Island"
Up above Bear Mountain looking down on CSX Q409 coming southbound between the swamp and the river.
CSX Q409 southbound through Iona Island.
"Halloween in Newburgh"
"Walkway Over the Hudson"
The walkway over the Hudson provides a nice frame for an otherwise ordinary manifest the traverses the CSX River Line daily.
"Q409 Passing the Pines"
"West Thru Marion"
A newer widecab and a 40+ year old railroad veteran pull Q409 into North Bergen for a recrew.