Before the days of PSR on CSX, one could see loads of aggregate such as sand moving on entire unit trains. The rolling stock was railroad owned and some cars even retained fallen flag paint schem... (more)
The always versatile SD40-2 leads today's K736 sand train through the double track mainline in LaGrange. With the front door wide open, it looks like the crew has the air conditioning on full bla... (more)
K736 continues to pull hard on its loads of sand as they tackle the last portion of their climb up the hill that started at Chehaw. From here the terrain is relatively easy for this pair of six a... (more)
The crew on CSX's Seaboard System Heritage unit, No. 5461 wait for a clear signal to proceed north out of West Point, GA with 52 loads of sand.
With two southbounds out of the way, the K736 sand train splits the signals at Macon siding as it accelerates with 50 loads of sand in tow. But before this train can enjoy a fast running speed more)
52 cars of sand make up today’s K736 as heads north through the city of Opelika passing the remains of a former Western Railway of Alabama coaling tower that presently resides here.
A loaded sand train rolls Northbound across the Etowah River bridge bound for Wyvern Yard in Cartersville.
With one of the more unexpected consists to be seen powering a CSX train, a pair of out of place visitors in the form of BNSF and Canadian Pacific pass through the Coosa Street signal bridge in Mo... (more)
An odd couple for sure, this CSX train with no CSX power whatsoever heads up the WofA mainline towards Tysonville where their train awaits. This would be the 2nd and 3rd Class I representation se... (more)
Having visited a car repair shop somewhere along the system recently, this aggregate hopper stands out from its neighbors with a fresh coat of paint. But what’s really surprising and noteworthy h... (more)
As the sun peaks through a sucker hole at just the right time to illuminate the area, aggregate train K736 makes its way into Opelika past the former WofA coaling tower and across the NS mainline ... (more)
An empty rock train passes Mason Bernard and is about to enter Chester Yard to tie down for the evening. Soon it will head north for another load of aggregate.