A group of railfans catch a manifest as it heads from the Cutoff towards Baltimore. At first glance it appears to be a grain train but the mix of freight was at the rear.
A westbound manifest bound for Cumberland passes over the dry Potomac River on a beautiful morning.
Working its way east towards the summit at Hobbs, Q411 splits the siganls at Kearneysville, West Virginia.
CSX manifest pulls into Brunswick at the crack of dawn. Heavy fog blanketing the Potomac River Valley is visible in the distance.
The operator at WB Tower watches from the porch on the tower the Q411 enter the Brunswick Yard. Earlier the Q411 went into emergency by Shenandoah Jct.
With number 2 main blocked by a freight waiting to work Brunswick yard, Q411 is ran east on number 1 main to get around the other train.
A commanding view of historic Harpers Ferry West Virginia with the Q411 crossing the Potomac River bridge eastbound. The confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers can be seen in the foregrou... (more)
An eastbound manifest struggles to reach the summit at Hobbs. Check out photo 164423 to see a shot from this location while WV RT9 was still underconstruction.
CSXT 4591 (EMD SD80MAC) is the second engine.
A short eastbound manifest rolls into Springhouse Curve.
Q411 on the Main with coal drags, 4768 - V634 and 446 - T861 ready to head East.
Framed by the rugged pine trees and jagged rocks of Weverton Cliffs, Q411 calls the Weverton signals before making his trip through the Brunswick yard.
"Eastbound Train," "Gaithersburg," what else do you need to know?
Q411-08 passes under a pedestrian bridge decorated with symbols of the B&O and the City of Gaithersburg.
An eastbound general merchandise train passes through Germantown at about 1000 on a sunny Monday morning.