With engineer sunshine behind the wheel, a CSX “powder” 70mac crawls out of CP Liberty, with greens till CP Normantown... seen here ducking under the Rt. 34 bridge on the Aurora Naperville border.
Rerouted CSX manifest Q647 passes the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville. Leading is EMD SD70MAC 4792, one of several unrebuilt MAC’s that had recently been brought out of storage.
"MACin' thru 22"
C201 helper set backs toward the 2nd leg of the switchback.
Returning to my favorite spot (the sweeping curve in Plant City wye), this time looking south as a manifest freight races northbound.
The South Pierce Road Switcher returns to Mulberry from the Achan to Valrico Subs with short train of both wet and dry phosphate.
A large group of SD70MACs are assigned to the Bone Valley, here with a mixed train of wet & dry rock moving from the Achan to Valrico Subs at one of the oddest named interlocking's I've seen.
Harper's Ferry, WV 9/11/2012 - An early morning fog lingers over the Potomac River as empty coal hoppers roll west on the Cumberland Subdivision.
An all EMD and beautifully painted YN3 consist pulls Q612 through the majestic woods of Loachapoka on a gorgeous November afternoon. For another view of this awesome consist click Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: EMD SD70MACLocation: Loachapoka, Alabama, USALocomotive #: CSXT 4792Train ID: CSX Q612Photo Date: November 14, 2010
SD70MAC 4792 with a nice all EMD powerset leads CSX freight Q409 westbound on the high line as the conductor comes out to enjoy the 38 degree cold weather.
SD70MAC sits at Arkansas , awaiting the green light to proceed into Martin Yard.
Viewed from the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, E816 heads west towards Cumberland with 7 engines including SD 80MACs 804 & 806 just emerging from the tunnel.
Q416 starts west towards Cumberland after picking up a third unit for power west of Brunswick.