The sound of an approaching train thunders off the mountain as CSX Q583-18 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) eases it's way south on the main 1 track in Wildwood, GA . The pair of 8500 series SD50-2s is l... (more)
Southbound Q583 is in full dynamics as Northbound Q580 has them in notch 8 throttle climbing the steep Raccoon Mountain grade. Early morning snowfall dumped nearly five inches of wet snow on the C... (more)
Snow and the South is not a good combination. A normally 12 minute drive took me nearly two hours to get to the top of Racoon Mountain due to pile ups and cars in ditches everywhere along I-24 and... (more)
Southbound CSX Q583-25 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) shoots pass the Vulcan Rock Quarry heading south on the Western & Atlantic Sub. With traffic running slow this afternoon, the manifest will have no... (more)
After knocking down the intermediate signal at Haletown, TN (J-130.1), CSX Q583-22 (Nashville,TN-Hamlet,NC) work its way south on it's long trek to Hamlet's Classification Yard in Hamlet, NC. We'r... (more)
During the hard cold winter rain, CSX Q583-17 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) is south of Bell Buckle, TN with a big power pool in tow, battle the rolling hills of middle Tennessee as the train run sout... (more)
After picking up, and dropping off a few cars out of Wauhatchie Yard, CSX Q583-20 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) lean into the curve after diverging from the single main onto the main 2 track on it way... (more)
With CSX J298-28 (Pusher) on the rear end, and everyone is on board, CSX Q583-28 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) with a pair of CW44AH's pops the clutch, and kick it into high gear making the running he... (more)
CSX manifest Q583 (Nashville,TN - Atlanta,GA) pulls their 9,000+ ft train past the small Georgia Northeastern yard at Elizabeth on the north side of Marietta,GA.
After passing Carter St. on the north side of downtown Cartersville, GA. CSX Q583-28 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) is building momentum on the final straight of the CSX W&A Sub before heading into CSX... (more)
Easing down the mountain just a quarter of a mile north of Wildwood signals. We are at Chambers Rd (M.P. J-137.2 Wildwood) and the daily run CSX Q583-19 (Nashville,TN-Atlanta,GA) eases its way dow... (more)
UP SD70M's bring CSX train Q583 into its terminating point of Tilford Yard. The power would later run the wye and go to Hulsey to be used on a stack train.
CSX Q583 has just crossed the Etowah River as it heads south for Atlanta.
CSX AC4400CW 532 pushes Q583 up the mountain as
it passes the Cowan Railraod Museum and NC&STL
44 tonner #100.