I have previously shot at this location for the same train but on a different day. This time, a friend and I had some time to be a bit adventurous. We climbed on top of a shipping container sittin... (more)
After finishing their switching, train O751 is nearly ready to go as they finish doubling their train out of Palm Center.
Since there is only one track the leads to Palm Center, the CSX crew had to move their power to allow the GP7u's crew to pull their locomotive and three autoracks out onto the single track so they... (more)
CSX 8909 and 5474 finish shoving their loaded autoracks into the Palm Center yard. On the right, one of Palm Center's two GP7Us, this one being IRTX 1374, is coming out of the yard to take three l... (more)
After entering Palm Center, the loads are shoved into the Palm Center yard where they will be rearranged and later switched using one of Palm Center's two switchers, both should be GP7Us. The engi... (more)
CSX 8909 and 5474 shove loaded autoracks into the Palm Center yard after completing their southbound run from Winston.
O738 has run up to the Martin Marietta Loughman yard to drop loads and is returning light south, but will pick up cars enroute to Winston. It had to meet Amtrak's Silver Star plus a loaded coal t... (more)
Preparing to depart the auto ramp, O751 creeps down towards the main line. The newest of CSX's Tier 4 ACes leads the roughy 5500ft train. This version of O751, while short lived, provided for some... (more)
First of 12 former NS SD40-2's to be patched and prepared for service on CSX. And yes, the number boards will be changed.