CSX Q217 crosses the Potomac River.
As the sun fades behind the Laurel Highlands, Q217 heads down Sand Patch Grade, ducking under the former Western Maryland RR at Salisbury PA
Q217 empty auto racks head west as the DPU CSX 937 passes by the former B&O turntable in the foreground and WB Tower in Brunswick yard.
CSX 4527 recently upgraded from a SD70MAC to SD70AC leads an autorack train west on a foggy day by the caboose in Brunswick MD. The locomotive while in for a rebuild didn't get any attention to th... (more)
CSX Q217 (Philadelphia, PA-Louisville, KY empty autoracks) curves around the Potomac River on the CSX Cumberland Subdivision in Hansrote, West Virginia. Maryland can be seen on the left side of th... (more)
CSX ES44AH 962 leads train Q217 westbound on the Big Four as it heads for its final destination of Louisville, Kentucky. The train is seen at AC Tower, where it will cross over the Norfolk Souther... (more)
CSX auto rack train Q217 rounds the curve approaching the Holdout Signal at Glendale.
CSXT 454 on the Q217 south bound along Chautauqua Road.
Empty rack CSX train Q217 on the B&O's Magnolia Cutoff crosses the Potomac River back into West Virginia after briefly burrowing under Maryland via Graham Tunnel in the distance after an Winter sn... (more)
Westbound Q217 has exited the west portal of Sand Patch Tunnel (out of view around the curve in the left background) and begins its downhill journey towards Confluence, Connellsville and beyond.
The conductor motions his engineer of Q217 to make a reverse move into the siding at S.E. Nichols to pick up a dead engine from a train that was tied down for a week.
A pair of rebuilt KCS SD70MACe 3968,3967 brings CSX Q217-22 through the Nichols Siding along the CSX LCL Subdivision.
As the sun falls behind the hills of Central Kentucky, Q217 hustles through Sparta, KY enroute to Louisville on the LCL Subdivision "Short Line".