Q417 glides along the calm waters of the Hudson river on this beautiful Spring afternoon at Bear Mountain, NY.
CSX AC6000CW #662 wearing the "Yellow Nose 3B" paint scheme and a "Yellow Nose 2" Dash 8-40C lead CSX Q417 bound for Pavonia, NJ past Cornwall Landing in Cornwall, New York aft... (more)
A nice fall day out in the countryside of upstate NY with a pair of CSX AC60CWs rushing freight eastward.
Crew change: a contract van driver waits at the crossing at the remote spot of Sinks, KY while a "dogged" crew prepares to be picked up and transported to Corbin. The conductor can be seen as he t... (more)
"Over The River and Through The Woods..." CSX F019-28 crosses over the Augusta Canal while headed back to the Yard with another long string of loaded rock hoppers from the Martin-Marietta R... (more)
Technically I am in Illinois while the train is in West Dana... Empties roll west on the former B&O Springfield Line. This is the only train that uses these rails, but I'll catch it again the nex... (more)
Last light of day.
The Chrisman Shuffle begins as V500 arrives in Chrisman on the former NYC Egyptian Line, having loaded at the Vermillion Grove mine to the north. The train passes NYC signals and clumps over form... (more)
V500 is now pointing east on the former B&O Springfield line, which it will use to its junction with the C&ED Sub at Hillsdale, IN, then proceed the last few miles to Duke Energy's Cayuga plant.
Having completed the Chrisman Shuffle, V500 eases out of town.
V500 passes the ancient B&O state line marker, moving from Illinois into Indiana. This train is the only one that uses this portion of the old B&O to Springfield, and runs very sporadically.
V500 trundles over fields of rich black earth.
On a brilliant fall morning, CSX Q190 crosses teh Schuylkill River in Norristown - on NS rails.
The more I photograph this area, the more I love this region and love living here. A CSX westbound with one of my favorite locomotives in the lead rides into the morning sun. On the foggiest summe... (more)
Cab shot of CSX 662 in the yard at West Springfield. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel