After working on the mainline at Marshville, CSX local F704 heads back toward Monroe.
CSX mixed freight gliding southward along the UP Chester Sub past the Mississippi River bluffs on a beautiful mid October afternoon with the fall colors nearing their peak. Nikon D200
Conrail Quality style hammerheadin'! Ex CRQ C40-8W heads westbound by the B&O CPL signal at VINE on the way to Eastside Yard to add more power to it's Q300 train left at Belmont.
Q340 passes the Deshler Reservoir on a sunny day in northern Ohio.
Q340 prepares to swing onto the Southeastern Connection in Deshler interlocking with quite the lashup, consisting of a Conrail Blue GE widecab, a repainted ex-Conrail GE widecab, and a CEFX "Purpl... (more)
Westbound grain empties blur through downtown St. Albans under a beautiful Magenta sunset.
Q377 is rolling past the Depew Amtrak station on track 3 after being recrewed at CP-373 in Rochester. The crew would tie it down at the Firehall since the outbound crew was not on duty for another... (more)
On a beautiful late-Autumn day in Kentucky, two CSX GEs, both still in Conrail blue paint, head up a southbound autorack train through the tranquil town of LaGrange. The train has just exited the ... (more)
A former Conrail Dash-8 leads Q381 westbound at 46 mph on Main 1. Q381 is 6576 feet long and has a total of 480 axels.
Ex-CR units still wearing their Big Blue paint scheme are becoming rare on both CSX and NS, so even though today's Q380 has no BNSF power, it still makes a half-decent catch.
Q164 is rolling slowly and soon to pass another intermodal that's dead on the other main having suffered a minor engine fire.
Taking my last train north for the year, I waited at Swanders,OH also know as SW cabin for this southbound to pass.
A rock train behind an ex-Con and a rent-a-wreck runs around an N151 coal train stopped on the #1 track with a hotbox. Fuji Astia 100, Olympus OM-4, Zuiko 300mm f4.5