On a warm August morning, a CSX mixed freight is about to rejoin the main line after taking the West Shore Sub that bypasses downtown Rochester NY.
A trio of CSX GE's pull manifest freight Q384 eastbound through Fairport, New York on the West Shore. The two tracks at right are the main line, which the West Shore connects to just east of here.... (more)
A sharp looking rebuilt SD40-3 leading manifest Q384 slowly rolls through town catching a bad signal coming up to Auto 186 behind Amtrak.
A lone Tier 4 GEVO hauls Q384 through a snowy Fonda town as the sun just peaks out.
A worn GP38-2 leads eastbound mixed freight Q384 through the S curves at Mance, Pa.
Eastbound Q384, led by a pair of Wisconsin Central units, enters the cut approaching the west portal of Sand Patch Tunnel. Sand Patch Tower is in the left background.
Eastbound manifest Q384 takes the siding track in St Johnsville where they would sit for a few hours until Selkirk can take them.
Eastbound Q384 rounds the curve approaching Keystone with several flat cars on red tractors to add some variety to the consist.
Eastbound Q384 (left) cautiously rolls down Sand Patch's east slope while a trailer train climbs westbound. The location is a few hundred yards west of the road crossing at Fairhope.
Manifest Q384 rounds the curve at Lock 14.
A 5 CSX unit Q384 hustles eastbound through Lock 14, the lash up containing a SD70MAC, SD70ACe and 3 other GE's
SD70 homecoming. A heavy CSX EB for Selkirk Yard crosses the Mohawk River with a nice 6 unit consist lead by an Illinois Central engine. This unit was built just a few miles from this location at ... (more)
An Illinois Central SD70 makes a rare appearance in upstate New York, seen here crossing the Mohawk River in Rotterdam, NY
A CSX manifest train rolls over the Mohawk River as it makes a run for the grade at CP-RJ.
After switching in Utica, NY, Q384 continues east towards Selkirk and is seen winding along the Mohawk River in Little Falls, NY.