Q404 with 404 Axles: The defect detector announced it as it arrived: Q404 with 404 axles. Having an ex-Seaboard Division SD40-2 (SBD 8076) leading was a nice treat. Behind the leader is CSX... (more)
Sun Patch: An eastbound CSX manifest train with a solo leader hits a patch of sun while heading east on the CSX Trenton Line.
A little bit of fall and a little bit of winter. A bunch of older CSX power leads a mixed freight train east on Conrail's Lehigh Line. Behind the leader is CSXT 283 (AC4400CW), CSXT 390 (AC4400CW)... (more)
Q404 rolls north across the Doodletown Bight trestle with Iona Island and the Hudson River valley providing a backdrop. A second GEVO in DPU mode was located further back in the train.
Heading north, Q404 comes out of Iona Island and crossing the bridge into Fort Montgomery .
Q404 is led by two dark future GEs on its way north.
A northbound stacker creeps by CP-7 on an 'approach' due to several trains and a SperryRail truck ahead. CSX's NJ River Sub can still be an excellent "hotspot" within a stones throw of New York Ci... (more)