CSX EMD SD40-3 rebuild No. 4060 skirts along the Ohio River in a brutally cold snow squall on the evening of January 14, 2018. The empty coal train is following the former C&O mainline west toward... (more)
A westbound coal train for Cincinnati, Ohio, gives a roll by to a passing eastbound near NJ Cabin on CSX's ex-C&O Northern Subdivision. The westbound's headlight, led by SD40-3 No. 4060 is piercin... (more)
Trains only arrive early when you don't want them to....
Hoping to capture a few moves AFTER sunset with the flashes but K428 arrived a little earlier then expected. Although not what was planned... (more)
Eastbound Q385 rolls down track 1 by the new MP 5.5 signals. Previously, there was a C&O signal bridge here.
Catching some late evening rays of sun, a relatively freshly painted RDSLUG set brings a train of 100 ton hoppers west from Russell, KY to Columbus, OH. At Columbus, the hoppers will be interchang... (more)
As the sunsets a coal train just out of Russell crosses a small bridge.
Daily manifest Q313 has just left Russell westbound for Cincinnati, crossing the Little Sandy River at Greenup with quite a unique lashup. An NS Dash 8, an Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern SD40-2, and a... (more)
Easing toward downtown Greenup to meet a relief crew from Russell, a clean BNSF SD70ACe leads an empty coal train along C&O's Northern Subdivision from Columbus to Russell. The train will be loade... (more)
After a slow journey from Columbus via C&O's Northern Subdivision, an eastbound empty coal train rolls along the Ohio River at Greenup, KY sporting a pair of BNSF EMD's. The cleaner, ACe and its 7... (more)
Eastbound empties just South of Lockbourne on the old C&O.
NJ cabin once a valued structure for the railroad, but now serves no purpose.
Q310 splits the signals in Circleville.
After being recrewed on the passenger main at Russell, westbound coal loads for the Toledo Docks blur by Greenup on the C&O Northern Subdivision.
A eastbound grain trian passes under a soon to be replaced C&O signal bridge.
Day slowly turns into night as the three-track C&O cantilever stands guard over the W.E. of Vauces center siding outside of Chillicothe. As CSX's modernization of the C&O continues to progress up ... (more)