With a lengthy Q581 in the hole, empty autorack train Q210 passes on the main with SD50-3 #8526 leading on CSX's Abbeville Sub near Statham,GA.
While chasing A700 near Rockmart, I received word that L210, an-as needed Atlanta, GA to Smyrna, TN automotive train, had CSX 8526, an ever-increasingly rare SD50, leading the way & that they had ... (more)
A CSX SD50 leads northbound autorack train Q206 on the LIRC during the golden hour of sun. SD50’s are being retired and have become a rare sight on mainline trains as of late. The bridge the train... (more)
One of the few remaining SD50's on the CSX roster brings a welded rail train south on the Etowah Sub.
As a lone SD50-3 takes 95 auto racks into Selkirk, 30mph winds are acting as mother natures leaf blower taking away the final leaves of fall during a cold November afternoon. The final result is a... (more)
Loaded racks head to the ramp: The daily run of the Q211 autorack train has made its way into CSXT Cayce Yard. Now, with a yard crew on board, they head down to Dixiana to work the aut... (more)
Two different locomotive builders sit idle next to each other in Rochester yard. CSX 859 is a GE ES44AH and CSX 8526 is a EMD SD50-3, former Seaboard System built in March of 1984.
A rebuilt SD50-3 and a bay window caboose rest on the engine tracks in Rochester yard. CSX 8526 was built in March of 1984 for the Seaboard System. The caboose is a former Chesapeake & Ohio, which... (more)
CSX Y221, aka “the mill job”, is about to shove back as it works the first stop of the day. That stop would be the trans-flo area on the west end of Dewey yard just beyond the overpass seen on th... (more)
A pair of CSX SD50's hold out waiting for a crew to take them to their train on a nice summer evening.
SD50's On the rear of todays Q353 these locomotives are no strangers & are back in the helper pool out of Cumberland today serving the east slope of Sand Patch CSX 8526 , CSX 8612
A short CSX train gently rolls by mile post 83 of the Hanover Sub while being shadowed by Jacks Mountain.
A pair of SD50 Brunswick helpers trail a CSX coal train with 342/227/610/808/5887/811 up front