Q316 has just cleared the 15MPH track at Williamstown, and picks up speed heading East towards Waverly.
Grinding south on the former Clinchfield South End, CSX Q696 works through the Nolichucky Gorge at NE Poplar with two CW44ACs leading the 97-car manifest.
Q163 passes the signal protecting the Toledo Connection track from the CSX Short Line to the NS Chicago Line at CP194
A loaded CSX hopper train still in dynamics as it bottoms out on the east slope in Hyndman
The snow storm of 2009 brought 15" of snow to the city of Lynchburg and major headaches to the employees of the railroad. Two CSX track inspectors use propane torches to clean one of many switches... (more)
Norfolk Southern has a few cars in storage at Shen as a manifest heads west.
If you look closely you can see the 2 NS helpers on the rear of 100 loads of coal heading up the Manor Branch on a frigid January day.
CSXT leads a parked coal drag just south of Benson, NC. There are welding crews working on the rail about 5 miles up and traffic on this single track main is at a stand still.
CSXT 5116 leads this coal drag slowly to the Raleigh Rd. grade crossing. There appeared to be some sort of emergency track work going on as the maintenance crews showed up and traffic slowed down... (more)
CSX manifest Q439 rolls slowly west off the connection to the high line cresting the grade approaching 58th Street on the Philly Sub. The old roller coaster effect makes an appearance.
Southbound intermodal passes large solar powered trackside installation and about to pass under the Tracy City branch overpass and enter the north bore of Cowan Tunnel.
dark future seems kind of bright in the morning sun