RailPictures.Net Photo: CSXT 5313 CSX Transportation (CSXT) GE ES40DC at Opelika, Alabama by Frank Orona
 
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» CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
» GE ES40DC (more..)
» CSX AWP/WofA Subdivision - NorthEnd Opelika 
» Opelika, Alabama, USA (more..)
» April 20, 2018
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CSXT 5313 (more..)
» CSX Q611 (more..)
» Frank Orona (more..)
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A short timer Q611 hustles through Opelika with 6500 feet of train as it passes the iconic coal tower from the steam days of railroading. The yellow diamond on the right is a CSX speed limit sign which prompts trains to slow to 30MPH for a short duration as they cross the diamond with NS. That speed is easily accomplished by any heavy northbound train since they are enduring an 0.84% ascending grade going north.
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