The quiet wednesday morning is broken by a 16,000 ton Q635 climbing the grade out of Selkirk with 2 GEVOs and a SD40-2 which was giving everything its got to help pull this train.
Q635 crawls by the signals at East Fostoria, about to turn the corner down the old C&O.
With 2 SD40-2's (CSXT 8024 and HLCX 8154) and 130 cars, Willard to Russell train Q635 rolls eastbound at the East End of Vauces Center Siding. The center siding and adjacent interchange track are ... (more)
Running parallel to the NS Columbus District, a decent length Q635 with leased power trailing, heads east on the Northern Sub.
With MOW shutting down the Northern Sub during most of the daylight hrs on the weekdays, I was more then happy to see the Q635 roll by, though I would of been a little more happy if I would of bee... (more)
With hints of fall color starting to show, Willard, OH to Russell, KY manifest Q635 rolls off the main and on to number two track at Minford. Although not visible, foundations are in place for sig... (more)
CSX 8065 leads a long Willard, OH - Russell, KY slop freight Q635 down the Scioto Valley. With one unit and 91 cars, the crew had notified the dispatcher in Huntington leaving Columbus that they w... (more)
After just crossing over the Ohio River at Limeville, CSX Q634 approaches the complicated NJ Cabin Interlocking, which hosts the final four track signal bridge on the C&O Railway. Signs of signal ... (more)
It’s been 26 years since the silhouette of an operator at NJ Cabin was visible in the bay window waving to a crew or copying orders from the DS in Covington as Q635 rolls by from Columbus off the ... (more)
In her third paint scheme since delivery 21 years ago, CSX C40-8 7551 leads Willard, OH to Russell, KY manifest Q635. Today's train has 128 cars with the rear end still draped over "Apex" after wh... (more)
Q635 departs the west end of Willard yard.
Willard to Russell train Q635 highballs past a myriad of classic C&O US&S signals at the east end of Vauces Center Siding