A newly rebuilt CM44AH leads Q688 northbound on Louisville and Indiana tracks in late evening sun.
The freight train of Q688 rounds a curve and splits the uniquely supported signals at CP Decatur as this train is about to veer onto NS trackage for trip over the Tennessee River.
CSXT 686 leads Q688 NB over the Etowah River late in the day.
NB with an undecorated engine in the mix.
I cringed when the obnoxious red minivan drove past, but I guess it worked itself into the composition alright.
the spur heading off to the right serves a Louisiana Pacific lumber mill; also notice the wrecked tank car riding a flat two cars behind the motors
the engineer notches out and puts sand down to get Q688 up to track speed after encountering its first clear signal in many miles
SB tanker train K869 lights up NB Q688 as it passes the siding at Inglefield
A northbound splits the signals 310 miles south of Louisville on the former L&N as it prepares to pass Oakworth Yard without stopping.