Spring Is Coming! Really! Or at least it did come in 2008 (and every other year during which I have been alive!) and it will come again. And then there will be lots of green and, in plac... (more)
The "Ambrose" CPL signals in the late spring of 2011. Today, the signal is gone and nothing remains to indicate they were once here.
Pulling hard leaving Brunswick Yard after making it's drop off and pick up is Rocky Mount, NC to Cumberland, MD manifest Q416 and it five engine consist rolling through the Weverton interlocking. ... (more)
Manifest Q416 crosses the Potomac River from Marlyand into West Virginia with an SD70MAC 4769, SD40-2 8436 and C40-8W 7707.
Beards Road Crossing in Berkeley County, WV along the North Mountain Grade has two s-curves and cut on each side. Here the gates come down as Q416 is about to turn the corner around Paxton Cut.
Q416-09 westbound towards Cumberland Maryland
NB CSX Q416 eases out of the Outbound Lead at Charlie Baker and slides by the passenger platform in Rocky Mount, NC on a very hot and humid Memoral Day as it heads north to Cumberland, MD. Note th... (more)
One of the few SD70ACe engines lead the newly released SD40-3 CSX 4009 out of the yard at Brunswick onto mainline headed west.
Q416 with only two of the seven units on line struggles up the grade towards Cumberland. The second unit 8867 puts out quite a bit of smoke.
A GP40-2 leads the Q416 west towards Cumberland Maryland passing under a B&O style signal bridge.
Westbound CSX Q416 exits Randolph Tunnel, just west of Doe Gully, WV on April 28, 2001 with SD60I No. 8733 leading a CNW CW44-9 and a HLGX C30-7. Spring has finally kicked into gear and the Red B... (more)
Westbound CSX Q41604 heads past the CPL's at Hansrote.