The summit at Sand Patch is just a couple miles away as an eastbound freight works it's way up the west slope, passing under the former Western Maryland bridge at railroad Keystone.
25-years-old and maintaining its keep for CSX, a Yn2-painted CW44AC leads 79 three-bay hoppers for Elk Run through the rural coal-driven community or Orgas, on the outskirts of Whitesville in r... (more)
A YN2 AC4400 leads unit salt train W211 west bound through Erie, PA. Locomotives:CSX 234 AC44CWCSX 5444 ES40DC
A YN2 AC44CW leads a westbound empty ethanol train through a March blizzard in Northeast Ohio, kicking up a big cloud of snow as it speeds by. Locomotives: CSX 234 AC44CW CSX 770... (more)
Freight traveling up the west bank, passengers up the east.
An empty phosphate train passes a grain elevator just north of Columbus Grove, Ohio.
Q279 roars West as maintainers work on the signals (one of the signals dumped in Q100's face a few hours prior).
Slowly and quietly......coming down 2.84%, westbound empties round Graveyard Curve on Cranberry Grade at 03:58. No spirits here tonight, (that I saw) only an owl for company.
CSX coal drag utilizing trackage rights over NS' "Natural Tunnel Route" makes for quite a sight at night in "run eight" at a slow walk here, working eastbound along Daniel Boone Road at 01:44! Hel... (more)