Mixed freight headed for Birmingham, travels underneath an overpass behind CSX engine #565. Another locomotive is assisting about midway in the train.
Today this north bound is composed of 380 axles, mixed freight and two GE locomotives. It is bound for Birmingham out of Rice Yard in Waycross, GA.
Only 1,559 feet long, this very short train assembly heads north with one locomotive on the point and a DPU on the rear. The trailing unit is CSXT #905.
Q646 utilizes the new Pyne siding extension that opened in October of last year as it pulls 87 cars north past the loaded coal train of N040 for a meet just outside of downtown LaGrange. A year a... (more)
Q646 races towards Osbourne yard on a sunny Friday afternoon
CSX 7588 laeds Q646 with HLCX 6079 and ATSF 632 in tow.
The W. Thomas Rice Special leads Q646 up Racoon Mountain at Hooker, Ga.
The ''W. Thomas Rice Special'' leads Q646 towards Wauhatchie for a crew change.
UP`s on CSX 646
Originally built 5/68 as SP 8484 (SD40). Rebuilt/renumbered 2/81 by SP's Sacramento Shops as SP 7351 (SD40R). Retired from UP 6/30/99. Purchased and refurbished by Alstom and designated as GCFX 30... (more)