BNSF SD60M 9252 with its relocated headlight leads a SD70MAC and C&NW AC44 on Q618 at Fairburn, Georgia during the game of cloud shuffle. (Slide Scan)
Northbound at Franklin on the WofA with another colorful consist characteristic of the time period. To think we actually became "tired of seeing UP SD70M's all the time"...
After stalling somewhere around Notasulga, CSX Q618 continues their struggle up the hill between Chehaw and Loachapoka. By this time local A746 had coupled up to their rear end and was shoving har... (more)
How Tomorrow Moves Factory fresh from the Trinity Shops with a build date of October 2011, a set of brand new two bay covered hoppers more)
A nifty looking SD50 of Seaboard System heritage in YN3 paint is the only unit online for today’s short Q618 as it passes... (more)
Looking a little worse for wear, the Diversity in Motion specialty painted AC6000 locomotive pulls today’s Q618 through the quaint township of Huguley with group of more)
A very long Q618 makes follows on the heels of Q614 (Photo ID 200354) as they both make their way to Atlanta on a p... (more)
Local railfans gather for a day of watching trains in downtown Opelika and wave as Q618 starts a trio of north bounds.
Ray gets a shot of Q618 as it passes the statuesque WofA coaling tower.
Two versions of the SD70MAC are used to pull 68 cars of today's Q618. It will head north and meet two at Opelika.
Northbound at Loachapoka.
Q618 gets blocks north and proceeds across the Central of Georgia in downtown Opelika. A former West Point Route coaling tower maintains its presence just RR south of the diamond.
A UP SD70M with an SP style horn leads Q618 into Hamlet