At almost 50 years of service what was built as C&O SD40
7508 in June 1970 CSX SD40-2 8367 leads southbound Q241 by the University of Louisville's campus. While overhead with three days before Ch... (more)
Q316 crosses the Little Kanawha River into Parkersburg early on a Saturday morning with an SD40-2 leading.
A late Atlanta to Augusta freight with standard cab leader allowed me to get some rare shots on the Georgia Road. The CSX Georgia Sub has since been downgraded to 25 mph lost approximately half o... (more)
Q19815 flies by on the main as Q46014 waits for a track warrant out of the siding at Lithonia on the lightly trafficked Georgia Road.
Atlanta to Augusta Q460 exits the siding after meeting Q198, passing a granite outcropping that is part of the same formation that created Stone Mountain.
The conductor of Q650 radios the engineer to start the reverse move towards the locomotive shops where the CSXT 8367 and 68 shall be dropped off and then the lead engines of Q650 will promptly hea... (more)
Atlanta bound CSX Q461-07 departs Augusta with a nice veteran standard cab EMD leader in nice evening light.
Snow is flying as some old power gives one last salute to the CPL's that are destined to be destroyed by the end of this week, such as here at Drywall.
CSX B75311 heads south.
the spur heading off to the right serves a Louisiana Pacific lumber mill; also notice the wrecked tank car riding a flat two cars behind the motors
the engineer notches out and puts sand down to get Q688 up to track speed after encountering its first clear signal in many miles
With twenty cars in tow, B702 heads into Hagerstown. The mountain that he came off to interchange with the Maryland midland is visible in the distance.
5 Locomotives come off the rail and 17 cars pile up after train was put into Emergency. Reason: Open switch (to delivery track) on the main line.