A pair of GE Dash 8 models have the 78 auto racks that make up today's Q220 under control as it rolls through Cusseta passing the Collins Farm signage along the way.
CSX Merchandise train Q554 passes the iconic L&N coaling tower at Irvington. The town features the structure on its logo. On an unusually busy afternoon on the “Texas” this train was following ... (more)
It seemed like a good plan - hike up to Loudon Heights the night before, camp out, and be in position for some early morning eastbounds. Sunday dawned as a picture perfect day with not a cloud in... (more)
Another CSX freight led by a seemingly endless number of wide cab GE's, but at least this one is an older dash 8. The signal bridge will be replaced before too long as CSX continues to work West o... (more)
CSXT 7893 & CSXT 7694 lead CSXT Q007-21 through Highland, Illinois.
CSXT Q177 rolls across the Buffalo Bluff bridge crossing the St. Johns River just south of Palatka. This bridge is isolated the only way to see it is via boat or kayak (as I did). My kayak ride wa... (more)
The last train of the 4 I saw on my 6 mile round trip kayak to this isolated rail bridge was CSX Q177 a daily intermodal reflecting across the St. Johns River. Owls were hooting all around me as I... (more)
A recently repainted C40-8W leads a heavy train of phosphate onto the southwest transfer in Deshler, amidst a forest of CPL's.
Northbound K802 rolls past the signal bridge at South Deshler before making a left hand turn in Deshler proper for Chicago.
A Bone Valley phosphate train takes a turn on the southwest wye in Deshler, showing off its reflection in the calm, serene Deshler Reservoir.
A trio of GE's lug a heavy loaded phosphate train into the siding at South Deshler.
Northbound K80207 with Phosphate from Florida is soon to turn the corner at Deshler to head west to Chicago as they roll under the CPL at south Deshler.