Crawling and thundering up is westbound manifest Q421, as needed mixed freight out of West Springfield to Selkirk, the train is seen here QB 129 climbing the 1.5% grade.
CSX 652 is westbound at Becket on the CSX Berkshire Sub. It is currently 538 PM
CSX 610 charges through the snow piled at the Upper Russell Rd grade crossing in Huntington leading Q421 west through the tail end of a snow storm.
A late running Q421 cuts through the center of town heading West on Track 2
Q421 skirts the shore of Muddy Pond at the top of the mountain in Washington as a snow squall passes through.
There is nothing compared to fall color...(especially compared to the bland winter months)
This train only contained 38 cars of trash for such a powerful consist...
The head end of of an outlawed Q421 idles at the west end of West Springfield Yard just before midnight.
CSXT train Q421 drifts through CP 99 as CSOR waits for it to clear.
An outlawed Q421 sits crewless by the new Amtrak station in Pittsfield, MA.
Westboand trash train drifts downgrade toward CP 98 and the Connecticut River bridge.
My hat flew off my head as this thing passed!!! 6 units is uncommon on the Boston Line: 2 SD60s, 2 leased SD40-2s and 2 SD70MACs.
Q421 coming up to CP-99 at the East end of West Springfield yard.
Q421 comes off the controlled siding and onto the main at Palmer, MA on a nice spring day.
Q421 working hard upgrade passing under the Old State Road bridge on the Boston Line. Q436 is holding just to the west of this location at CP 123 for Q421 to get off the single Iron.