A couple of ex-Cons. Having just passed the Harpers Ferry station in West Virginia, CSX Q415 is crossing the Potomac River into Maryland on the afternoon of October 16, 2016. Leading unit 8746 (SD... (more)
Southbound going from 3 main to 4 main at NA.
After some brief PTC trouble, Q415 continues southward across the trestle over Stony Creek.
Light W&LE power returns westbound between Philson and Mance, Pa. after utilizing CSX trackage rights to move a grain train from Connellsville to Hagerstown.
Q41502 (Cumberland, MD - Rocky Mount, NC) with CSXT ES44AH 966 and CREX ES44AC 1505 departing Acca Yard, entering the North End Subdivision.
Q41502 (Cumberland, MD - Rocky Mount, NC) with CSXT 966 and CREX 1505 at Douglasdale Road. The train has just departed Acca Yard as it passes between the lanes of the Powhite Parkway.
Passing the U.S. Capitol Building as it heads south
Passing by the B&O Roundhouse built circa 1866 and adjacent shop buildings, Q415 lights up the right of way and signals as it makes its way east as the near Full Moon is shrouded by clouds.
Q415's last few cars and EOT trek past the Martinsburg Station complex under a near full moon.
A manifest streaks past the marina pre-dawn. Do trailing units leave their ditch lights on? Otherwise I can't explain the trailing light streaks.
My other Neabsco shots are Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: Location: Neabsco, Virginia, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: CSX Q415Photo Date: January 10, 2012
Manifest train Q415 glides into Brunswick for a cre change as a loaded coal drag waits on track 3.
As the sun finally pokes through the morning clouds, Q415 pokes it's head out of the tree line as it heads across the Potomac River.
CSX Q415 knocks down the B&O CPL at Paw Paw, east on the Magnolia Cutoff. The B&O CPL's days are limited on the Cut off, with the National Gateway Project most likely including an upgrade in signa... (more)
Q415 takes its turn up Barnesville Grade. It to will struggle with the climb but will make it and pass the B642 who stalled.