Out along the former Pure Marquette on a sunny friday summer afternoon, as local train L305 roars out of Howell with a pair of CSX’s finest EMDs and 50 cars for Lansing.
CSX 8619 leads CSXT L305 though the Trowbridge Diamond heading west back to the yard in Lansing Michigan.
Standard cabs only on M560 tonight made it feel like the clock rolled back at least a decade. The Fairport train viewing platform is visible in the background.
Todays M560 with a not so common lashup for 2023 standards rolls by the Syracuse Station in Syracuse, NY.
It's been a while since I'd photographed a long hood forward SD50. I miss the MP15Ts on the FEC transfers, but this wasn't bad either.
Westbound V691 passes under the cantilever signal at OX Cabin, on their way from Shelby to Russell with an SD50-3 leader.
Westbound CSX V691-30 passes under the C&O cantilever at East End Pauley on their way to Russell with an SD50-3 leader...this was about a 15 second sucker hole of sunlight as the whole trip was cl... (more)
One of roughly a dozen SD50-3s left on the CSX system works with an SD40-3 at CSX's Boyles Yard in Birmingham. While its days of leading road trains are likely over, the big EMD is more than capab... (more)
CSX X580, an extra of the regularly scheduled Q580, heads north for the crew change point in Wauhatchie, passing through Chetoogeta Mountain Tunnel in Two Tunnels Hill, GA.
On the point is SD5... (more)
CSX coal train splits the signals near the Stow Street grade crossing eastbound in a heavy snow and temperatures in the low teens.
During a brief break in the snowfall, Q276 glides across a frozen Yough river
Crossing a tranquil looking Chattahoochee River, the ballast train of A072 heads north through the small town of West Point as it glides across a product from the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company ... (more)
Q617 stumbles by the "Tree House" and Stonewall Connection with a pair of SD50s and a UP SD70M.