A pair of former Conrail SD80MACs pull a loaded coal train south on CSX's inherited Popes Creek Secondary for the powerplant at Chalk Point, MD. Scanned from print negative.
After delivering its load to Plant Bowen, the empty coal drag passes through North Yard on its way back to the mine in Kentucky.
CSXT units 161 and 800 spot up under the flood loader at Hilo to begin loading a unit coal train for Harlan-Cumberland Coal Company. The mine is located on the Clover Fork Branch, which used to co... (more)
Two CSX units lead a train through the "Cut off" from the Midway Sub to the St. Paul Sub.
WB CSX mty (coal) hopper train is easing through the fourth of six tunnels since leaving Clifton Forge on the slow climb to the summit of the Alleghany range as it exits Kellys Tunnel.
Never saw it as Conrail 4100 but was glad to catch it
as CSX 800 leading Q525 south.It now wears YN3 paint
and numbered 4600.
Resting its wheels on the Rock Creek lead beside the car shop, the pusher on this southbounder will soon be earning its keep as the train continues south over the Clinchfield Loops on this hazy su... (more)
Here is the number 800 leading a mine run at Fords Branch. You could smell the fresh coat of paint on it as it rolls by this classic C&O cantilever signal.
View of a flood loader just before the first car is loaded--taken from a brand new GE (the engine's cab had the strong smell of fresh paint).
CSX 800 and BNSF 7150 are on the Walden Yard lead outside of Buffalo, NY in the late-day sun. Check out that huge dip under the lead truck of the 7150!
A crewmember walks past 800 the strongest locomotive on the once proud Conrail fleet.
Instead of the typical two or three units, today's edition of Q249 is powered by an incredible lashup of nine engines! Lead unit is CSX's "Spirit of Benning" SD80MAC.
A mega consist leads Q249 west including the "Spirit of Benning" #800.
The Spirit of Benning leads a Grinstein Green BNSF SD70MAC wesbound. Yay ATCS! See EXIF data for shot details.