GREAT to see a matched set of early GE power on a Rack Train!!!
A nice array of power in Brunswick Yard.
217 comes into view moments after NS train 10A went past on the OC Bridge - another near miss on an over-under photo at this location.
Its 15:40 and this is the first Westbound since 07:30 so we had to shot it! Yes - we got wet!
CSX 8520 shoves hard on the rear of Q217 as it passes through the small town of Hyndman and begins its assault on Sand Patch.
A CSX SD40-2 and a rare CSX SD40 lead a train over the Big 4 Bridge in Sidney
Another pure UP consist passes through on CSX's Pittsburgh Sub.
Q217 heads into the setting sun with CSX 8972 a SD45-2 in the number two position.
Q217 going across the defect detector at MP 159.4
Q217 westbound and stopped on the Big Four Bridge on the CSX Indianapolis line, waiting for a signal from the AR dispatcher to go south on the Toledo sub,the connection track is just west of the b... (more)
Q217-21 approaching FX with a repainted former Conrail SD50 in the lead.
A rare engine indeed leading a CSXT autorack train with another CP Rail Unit.
Proving once again that anything can turn up on CSX, here's Q217 with a CP consist led by a red barn. This photo made possible by a tip from RAS.