Cresting the summit of Raccoon Mountain is CSX Q647-04 being led by one of CSX's few Tier 4 ACe's.
A few minutes before noon, one of the rare Progressive Rail T4 ACEs CSXT 8900 leads a northbound Q404-11 across the Catskill Creek. The crew held at Alsen for a late Q003 to run around.
Q142 slowly rolls north through Marietta with class ST70AH 8900 in the lead. There must have been a new engineer transferred from the KD at the throttle, because they were going unusually slow as ... (more)
Q142 slowly rolls north through Smyrna with class ST70AH 8900 in the lead. There must have been a new engineer transferred from the KD at the throttle, because they were going unusually slow as he... (more)
CSX 8900 snakes out of the number two track at Rupert onto the single main with Q143-27’s train for Jacksonville.
Q143 leans around the elevated curve at Junction City as it prepares to go under US Highway 19 on its way towards Jacksonville with a long train of mostly stacks from up north.
With a solo Tier 4 EMD on the point, K811 rolls south through Marietta's version of "Horn Alley" as it heads for Florida. To the right is the Kennesaw House, where Andrew's Raiders spent... (more)
With a solo Tier 4 EMD on the point, K811 rounds the curve in Kennesaw on track 1 as they head south for Florida.
CSX loaded Phosphate Train K814-18 heads North through Warm Springs, GA, with CSXT ST70AH #8900 leading two Canadian Pacific GE Wide Cabs
CSX ST70AH 8900 doing some switching with train CSX O731.
CSX loaded Phosphate Train K814-18 heads North through Pyriton, AL, with CSXT ST70AH #8900 leading two Canadian Pacific GE Wide Cabs
CSX K814 slowly rolls into Bensenville Yard, approaching Scott Street.
It took awhile, but a CSX ST70AH has finally made its way onto the CP. This train will become CP 689 once it is in Bensenville Yard. Here it is rolling past the Tower B-12 signal bridge.
First revenue run! Brand new CSX ST70AH Tier 4 locomotives (EMD SD70ACe-T4s) #8904 and #8900 lead coke train K34412 north out of Bowling Green, FL on a warm July afternoon.