Allensville, WV 12/29/12 - Having just crested the grade at North Mountain on the CSX Cumberland Subdivision, the westbound Q-400 begins to glide downhill towards the Potomac River valley at Beard... (more)
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.
An ex Conrail SD40-2 leads a late Q217 west. Thanks for the heads up TMRob!
L415 grinds uphill against the grade, finding a hole of morning light. Nothing better than two GE's chugging along under you....
The Q415 blasts into Allensville cut just before sunset. The parallel Allensville road is a good chasing road as I easily beat the 415 to the next crossing while still obeying speed limits. He w... (more)
CSXT 8821 leading an unknown autorack train west towards Cherry Run WV
CSXT 8821 leading an empty coal train west towards Cherry Run WV