Westbound CSX Q301 takes the signal at CP Townley at Union, NJ with a new Tier 4 GEVO. Behind the leader is fellow ET44AH CSXT 3437.
The CSX Q301 (Oak Island NJ to Rocky Mount NC) pulls ahead from the Wilsmere Yard to let the East Penn in.
Westbound CSX Q301 passes through Union Train Station. The Schering Facility with its signature smokestack (later Schering-Plough and later owned by Merck) is now gone. The trailing units are CSXT... (more)
The rain has been non-stop all day in the Mid-Atlantic region, causing flooding, poor road visibility, and my shoes to become soaked. Meanwhile in Ashland, a southbound CSX manifest trundles past ... (more)
Westbound CSX Manifest Train with a standard cab leader.
CSX Q301 with 5311 leading passes through Newark's Weequahic Park.
CSX Q301 has made it out of Oak Island Yard the day after a massive snow storm dumped over two feet of snow across the region. The train is curving through CP Port Reading... (more)
Q301 rounds the curve at Newmarket St. and Prospect Ave. on a humid summer day
The Westbound CSX freight from Oak Island Yard heads West on the Conrail Shared Assets Operations Lehigh Line in the late afternoon.
CSX Q301 just received the railroad after waiting for an eastbound NS intermodal train at CP Newark. The train is heading west into the setting sun.
Q301 heads through South Plainfield on a warm October evening in the last few rays of light. The train is led by an SD50 which was just recently upgraded at CSX's Huntington Shops to an SD50-3 rec... (more)
CSX Q301 has just departed Conrail's Oak Island Yard. The head end is now on the Lehigh Line as the train attempts to accelerate to track speed.
Even though BNSF units are becoming common on the East Coast with the oil trains, it's still cool to see a pair of them on a manifest.