After pulling out onto the CSX mainline at Maysville, the pushers now lead the train for the short journey to the coal facility in Maysville. Much has changed in the past 5 years-- the U36Bs are ... (more)
ex P&LE 2820
ex BN 5458, nee CB&Q 114
ex BN 5453, nee CB&Q 109
ex RI 252
A WB mixed freight meets its a similar train on the bucolic ex-C&O River Line along the Ohio.
As thunderstorms build over the Ohio River valley near Maysville, an eastbound TTI drag under the power of a trio of -7's, interchanges with CSX at the small CSX/TTI interchange yard in downtown.
TTI coal loads on the CSX mainline at Maysville.They have to pull west on the CSX in order to shove into the dump facility in town.
Old warriors. The ex-BN unit was being moved around to be painted the next day.
The sun is dropping into the western horizon as we catch a last shot of the TTI train on the north track meeting a westbound CSX unit coal train.
We considered this one a great catch. I've hardly ever seen on of the ex-BN on the front of anything, much less in this paint scheme. Fortunately this one was working the dumper.