Q576 slows to walking pace as it approaches the CMPA diamond in North Vernon. CPL's and telegraph lines are visual reminders of what the Indiana Sub used to offer railfans.
"Doubling Over 440"
Eastbound coal loads catch a pocket of sunshine as they wind along the James River. A control point box can be seen mounted on stilts to prevent damage whenever the river floods.
CSX train Q019 round a curve near Macedon NY.
CSX intermodal Q019 roars through the curve in Macedon, passing the control point where a spur comes off to serve a customer utilizing the old West Shore alignment. Locomotives:CSX 305... (more)
The very strong 136lb steel rail takes a beating as 110 loads of coal and locomotive power (stretching over a mile) rolls over it with immense weight and force. CSX AH locomotives like #3053, wei... (more)
"Short on Horsepower"
Having nearly stalled on the grade at Gulf Summit the NYS&W was faced with a decision; send the train up Sparta Mountain with the two CSX engines and hope f... (more)
Looking down from Bear Mountain, CSX GE ES44AC 3053 leads this southbound intermodal job through Snake Hole Creek off the Hudson River via causeway. Old military architecture on what is essentiall... (more)
CSX Q008 sits along side CSX Q022 as they both wait for re-crews at CP SW.
Q268 passes the NYS&W WS3, switching the MC Yard.
SB grain train holding the main but in no hurry to get to the yard. As in many cases we were unsure as to why they left them out here. The yard appeared to have lots of tracks empty etc.