New EMD power on CSX was something quite different in late 97'. The last order of new EMD power came in late 1989 as 10 SD60 units arrived on the property and stayed primarily in the coal fields i... (more)
On April 12, 2000 a southbound CSX empty hopper train has just departed the passing siding at Miller Yard, VA (on the other side of the tunnel) after meeting a northbound NS coal train. The engine... (more)
CSXT 703 leads empty hoppers out of the tunnel at Harpers Ferry.
CSX Q217 West heads west at Shenandoah Junction WV. Notice the X is missing from the front of the locomotive.
A southbound unit coal train soars over Copper Creek, as viewed from the NS line below.
Union City was quite the Hot Spot this morning, plenty of action disrupting my morning coffee time. CSXT GEVO 703 headed up one of the many trains passing through with it's string of COFCs and is ... (more)
Q371 approaching the Wheeling and Lake Erie connection at CP 47 on the CSX Greenwich Sub
There is just enough snow to make the colors pop as this eastbound stacker heads towards Selkirk having just crossed the trestle in the background over Rte 20.
Three C&O standards come together at once: coal, grain, and center sidings. While Q310 does their work at Vauces, a loaded coal train rolls down main one, and an empty grain train creeps up main t... (more)
CSXT 703 leads T411 east past ZK cabin north of Chillicothe, Ohio. The old cantilever signal is on borrowed time.
A rooster crows initiating the start of another day. The sun creeps towards the horizon to gently greet the motorists as they head to work . Meanwhile, CSXT 703 sleeps in while its train of corn i... (more)
Q241 makes quick work of Leipsic Junction on its southbound trek towards Kentucky.
Leaning into the curve at E.E. Coal River Siding, an Elk Run destined empty coal train makes the commute up the scenic Coal River Subdivision.
Y221 sits on the number 2 main as it waits for Q612 to get onto the A&WP Subdivision from the M&M before departing Montgomery to start its work.
The engineer gives a friendly wave as his single SD70MAC leads a loaded coal train into Cumberland. He's probably happy to be getting home just ahead of the advancing thunderstorm!