Black diamonds are a railroad's best friend. Unit coal trains on the CSX Fitzgerald Sub were, at one time, a staple. Natural gas prices and environmental concerns have caused the coal trains des... (more)
CSX local train A726 switches West Fraser in Fitzgerald. A726 is a Sunday-Friday local and works the various industries around Fitzgerald and makes a run to Douglas when needed. The power for the ... (more)
Savannah, Georgia bound coke loads head south on the Fitzgerald Subdivision as the train passes through one of the numerous fields along the line.
K423 with the Honoring our First Responders and Veterans units crosses U.S. Highway 319 while passing by what could be considered by some railfans as a "dream" house of sorts.
CSX 911 painted to honor our first responders leads loaded ethanol train K423 southbound to Tampa, Florida as they pass by the A-deal used car lot in the town of Fitzgerald, Georgia.
I was quite lucky to catch this. A rebuilt EMD switcher pulls a cut of cars out of the confines of the GBW Railcar facility. The SW1 style locomotive is stenciled "SW2" and does not ha... (more)
This northbound autorack train has one of the few ex-Conrail SD50 units that wasn't placed in MofW service. The lead unit was built in 1984 for Conrail and de-rated to 3,000 HP by CSX.
This rare treat came out from hiding deep in the industrial park to pull out a cut of cars for the shops to work on. This unit was built in 1941 for the NCSL and still sees work in Southern Georgi... (more)
Autorack train Q212 sits idling just being stopped for a crew change at the north end of the siding in Fitzgerald. CSX 8667 is one of the rare ex Conrail SD50's with the markers still in the nose ... (more)
A little ways from home rails, these FEC units are leased to CSX which are using them on rock trains. Here we see one leaving from a crew change as CSX Q237 with racks is also crew changing on the... (more)
Not everyday you can see all FEC power away from home rails. CSX has leased these and are running them on rock trains for the moment.
ex B&O 7493
Miss Katy makes a visit to the south with Tampa bound ethanol. Sure is a beauty!
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