The CSX Dash 9 class leader locomotive leads CSX manifest freight Q697 as it passes under the NS bridge and enters Queensgate Yard with the Cincinnati skyline as a backdrop. Locomotives:more)
Running southbound along the former Clinchfield Railroad, CSX Q697-25 is surrounded by North Carolina's beautiful fall colors as it crosses a Clinchfiield bridge in Pigeon Roost near Relief, NC on... (more)
At the time of this photo there is but one other train movement on the former Clinchfield between Elkhorn City, KY and Spartanburg, SC. It is the local (H771) from Marion, NC working customers aro... (more)
Only two regularly planned Manifests are currently operating on this segment of the former Clinchfield between Erwin, TN and Bostic, NC. Today's Q697 consisting of 97 cars will exit the Nolichucky... (more)
Two days after CSX announced it would be closing the Erwin, TN terminal; Q697 slices through downtown Spruce Pine, NC.
Two days after CSX announced it would be closing the Erwin, TN terminal; Q697 makes it's way up the Clinchfield Route on a beautiful autumn day passing South End Rocky just north of Rocky 4 tunnel... (more)
In beautiful morning light, a pair of CW44AC's lead a northbound manifest train by the classic Clinchfield Railroad Signals at the NE of Hannum siding a few miles out of Erwin, Tennessee.
Notching down to take the siding at Fordtown for counterpart Q698, Q697 eases under an overpass with a pair of C40-8W's leading northbound on the former Clinchfield Railroad.
Northbound CSX Q697 working through a winter wonderland scene at Trammel, VA on the former Clinchfield mainline.
Echoing through the Appalachian Mountains, CSX Q697 rounds the curve at Huntdale on her journey north to Erwin and ultimately Russell, KY.
Standing on a deteriorating swinging bridge in rural North Carolina, CSX Q697 prepares to meet southbound CSX Q696 in the siding at Green Mountain.
Rumbling through beautiful Spruce Pine, northbound CSX Q697 has made good time up the beautiful Blue Ridge Subdivision this afternoon.
A short break from the clouds reveals a pair of veteran GE's rolling into Kingsport leading a very short Q697. I must have waited 4 hours on a train in good light, it was a very slow day on the Ki... (more)
A fast freight makes its way over the tall Catawba Bridge deep in the heart of the Appalachian mountains.
It looks like something out of Sleepy Hollow, but it's actually the Blue Ridge Sub.