Normally, what trails the lead power of any train doesn't motivate me to be trackside. Q541 on July 8th, 2019 though was the rare exception to the rule. What made me come out on that day were 9 of... (more)
Nine brand new EMD ST70AH locomotives are on their way to Waycross, GA. From there, after some shop work, they will end up working in Florida
CSXT C871-16 (Shelby, KY - McClure, VA) is passing through Elkhorn City on it's way to Dante Yard to drop off 199 empties to be loaded tomorrow.
Running south pass the old Wadley Railroad Depot, the friendly engineer of CSXT No. 3007 toots the horn a few times as he rolls by at 40 mph with a trio of CSXT locomotives in the "elephant ... (more)
A southbound CSX loaded coal train bound for South Carolina rolls across the Copper Creek Viaduct at Speers Ferry on a beautiful spring afternoon.
Freshly painted CSXT 3007 sits before departing West to West End of Dock to hook to a train.
Two GE's are navigating the constant sharp turns that are a trademark of the former NF&G RR, which was little more than a paper railroad jointly controlled by the NYC and C&O.
With the retainers set, the two GE's are dragging 34 loads and one empty across State Route 20 near Springdale.
Pride of the fleet! One of the newest CSX ES44AH's on the system idles at the W.E. Dock on the head end of an AEPX coal drag for the John Amos Power Plant. The newest order of CSX's "boxcar logo" ... (more)
New ES44AHs 3007/3012 take their first task after setup in Chicago, handling 150 new company coal gons built in Danville, IL, eastward toward Ohio and eventually southward toward the coal fields.
As clean as it gets! CSXT 3007, a two week old GE ES44AC released from Erie in early May idles on the point of a westbound loaded AEP coal drag at the W.E. Dock, west of St. Albans. The new tier t... (more)