The pushers of a loaded coal train are beginning their backwards descent towards Hagans Switchback from Hubbard Springs.
A rare sight.
After working the only mainline switchback in America, two former Conrail Dash 8-40CW's scream as they get put into notch-7 and then 8, in order to get 15,000 + tons of coal movin... (more)
Perhaps one of the more interesting reroutes to come off of the former Clinchfield would have to be a unit corn syrup train. The empties are seen rolling north on the KD behind two YN2 GEs.
Arriving at it's final destination, Q398 rounds the loop at Locust Point Yard.
Following closely behind Q231, Q241 has made the turn in Deshler and heads south to Leipsic for a meet with northbound Q340.
Viewed from the window of restored (and relocated) AC Tower at Marion. I moved the lantern and forked order stick to add some "texture" to the shot.
On a foggy Saturday morning, a northbound rack train takes the siding at Ottawa for a meet with Q231. I&O's Ottawa Loop industrial track, once the DT&I mainline, can be seen to the left.
CSX 7396 rolls through Folkston sounding its beautiful Leslie RS3-L horn with another GE and 2 EMD's in trail.
A former Conrail Dash 8 leads a former ATSF 4 axle Dash 8 on a high priority manifest bound for Kansas City, Kansas.
CSXT 7396 & HLCX 8176 through Folkston, GA
Q108 blasts past Sidneys Big Four depot.
The "Slot Train" at the AL/TN 2004 Spring Hoot