An early CSX Q669 rumbles over the Oconee river in downtown Athens.
A new ES44AC leads Q669 through Parke Junction,towards Maxwell Yard in Greenwood.
Splitting the classic AB&C searchlights, the friendly crew of 669 enjoys some "natural" air conditioning.
A rare train in the area, Q669 slows to take the siding in Opelika.
A northbound on the former L&N passes a field of freshly rolled hay bales just north of Clanton on a muggy summer afternoon; Q669 is detouring during track work on the Lineville Subdivision.
Q669 slows down to take the siding at the north end of opelika to meet Q612.
Hamlet, NC-Birmingham, AL manifest heads toward the setting sun.
CSX Q669 departs Atlanta, GA southbound under Huff Road and into Howell Interlocking with nary a CSX unit in sight.
Q669 has just met Q215 in the siding at Standing Rock, a stone's throw from the Georgia state line.