CSXT 5111 leads I020 east past the former B&A station in Chatham.
Usually running with BNSF power, today the containers out of Fairburn's Intermodal Terminal travel north with a trio of CSX units.
CSX Q 130 with 5111 on the point heads east at Bardaine
The eastbound Q310 heads over the Big Walnut Creek, as it heads out of Columbus, for its destination of Russell KY.
Q502 crosses over the Lower Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River
A touch of fall color can be seen in the background as Q317 works upgrade through Swanton. It's amazing how inconsistent the fall colors can be - there's hardly any here, but at nearby Big Run St... (more)
The small yard at Rowlesburg was as empty as I've ever seen it - a cut of hoppers in the distance were the only occupants.
It's only early October and the fall foliage already appears to be slightly past peak at Altamont.
317 gets underway on the Mountain Sub with a quartet of dark future units up front.
Empty's headed north out of Florida.
They don't call these the Blue Ridge Mountains for nothing! Canon EOS 10D w/ Monopod-mounted 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/400 sec. @ F/8.