With a veteran former L&N SD40-2 in charge, a short Q581 passes the 1929-built Seaboard Air Line bridge over Seigle Ave located in uptown Charlotte. Vintage SAL relics are few and far between in t... (more)
With a veteran former L&N SD40-2 in charge, a short Q581 passes the newly constructed Concrete Supply plant off of West Trade near uptown Charlotte. The train is getting ready to take a signal at ... (more)
After crossing over South Chickamauga Creek, CSX Q581-22 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) thunders around the curve in the driving rain about to knock down the Tyner signal (MP WA-129.0 Tyner Holdout) on... (more)
Classic GE With the train running on no defect, the southbound CSX Q581-11 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) being led by a pair of old GE muscle C40-8 (now retired) cruising pass as the 1... (more)
After crossing into the state of Georgia, southbound CSX Q581-15 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) pound over the switch frogs at the north-end of the Graysville siding (MP WA-121.4 NE.Graysville) on the ... (more)
A mexican ACe leads a Nashville to Atlanta manifest through Cartersville with engineer Justin at the throttle.
A ghost of railroading's past can be seen over CSXT's A&WP/WofA Subdivision 40 miles south of Atlanta in Newnan, Ga. One of five coal towers still standing in the state of Georgia, it is one of tw... (more)
As the sun begin to rise over the mountain we catch CSX Q581-12 leaving Wauhatchie on the last mile of the Chattanooga Sub, getting ready to begin is run to Atlanta, Ga on the W&A Sub.
CSX Q581 slowly come down the main in the Alton Park area getting ready to make a stop at the 23rd St. Interlock.
Q581 eases along the siding at Martin Marietta in order to meet Q580.
Straight out of the box
We get a close look at the few month old CSX motor at the time. CSXT 3171 in its dazzling new image blue, and gold, leads a sister unit, and a ration of lo... (more)
Another splash of color to add to the day was BNSF #5623 leading a Nashville,TN - Atlanta,GA manifest
A pair of NS motors lead CSX freight Q581.
CSX Q581 rolls high above the Chattahoochee river with a pair of YN2 GE's for power. We were set up to shoot a Q541 with a SD80MAC leading but alas the train never showed, having gone into a black... (more)
Southbound Q581 was powered by a trio of standard cab EMD's. SD50 #8600, SD40-2 #8887 and SD40-2 #8135.