Elephants in Port Reading Yard
CSXT GP38-2S 6159 enters Acca Yard. CSXT 6159 was originally built as Chessie System WM GP40-2 4260 in 1977.
After the lead unit (now 3rd unit) crapped out on the D794 crew, they were taxied to Fredericksburg to pick up the 6159 and 1549, giving this train an incredible set of locomotives! With two GP38-... (more)
With a full day of work ahead of them, at least they don't have to battle heat anymore; however, they do have the shorter days to contend with. Seen here is the Fredericksburg to Richmond local de... (more)
A litany of engines in a variety of paint schemes take a break by the maintenance facility building this cool December afternoon. December 2006.
It was nice to see something other than a CSX GEVO leading a train on the Lehigh Line today. Here a CSX "GP38-2S" leads a relatively new CSXT ES44AC 3053 and a not-so-new CW40-8 7671, each in a d... (more)
One of my very first train outings finds a pair of CSX geeps tied down in Brunswick. At the age of 13, it made no sense to me why they'd paint over the Chessie scheme and replace it with CSX!
The "Runner of the Rock" begins its trip up the Shenandoah Sub to the quarry at Millville, WV.
A ballast train is parked in the yard while a westbound trailer train approaches. The Pittsburgh Sub saw numerous work trains during the Summer 2002 trackwork project.
A lonely GP40-2 switches cars at Doswell on its way to Bear Island on the ex-C&O. Canon EOS Digital Rebel 70-200 F/4L lens. 1/500 sec @ F/8.
The 2nd shift Hopewell switcher heads back to Petersburg on a gloomy day. Engineer was eye-balling me like I had an RPG pointed at him. It's only my semi-lethal Olympus, sir.