CSXT 4553 and CSXT 5379 sits near Hollins Ferry Rd grade crossing with downtown Baltimore in the background.
In 2020 a BNSF SD70MAC leading a train is becoming increasingly rare as numerous examples of the type are headed for scrap. This one carries on for now..
BNSF 9896 pushes CN C705 (empty BNSF coal) from Plant Daniel in Helena, MS. I caught it in Bexley, MS, just North of Lucedale, MS on this Saturday afternoon in December.
CSXT 4777 leads CSX Q427 through a small snow shower by QB 101 in West Springfield, MA.
Departure at Golden Hour: CSX manifest train Q427 departs from QB-46 in Worcester, MA as they begin their journey westward to Selkirk, NY. This edition of the train is led by veteran CSX SD70MAC #... (more)
After meeting southbound CSX K445-09, the empty K402-12 receives the medium clear signal, and is underway rolling into the late evening sun, making the northern turn out of the farming communi... (more)
The soothing sound of the water hitting the bank at Nickajack Cove was interrupted by the sound of the high whine of traction motors as CSX K402-12 (Ladds,GA-Proviso,IL/UP) crossing the cove as ... (more)
The echo of an EMD 710, and GE FDL-7 is prevalent as the empty CSX K402-12 (Ladds,GA-Proviso,IL/UP) leans into the curve as the rest of the train snakes it's way around the contour of the Cumberla... (more)
KCS 3909 and 30+ other SD70MAC's sit stored at KCS's former Gateway Westerns yard in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Locomotives: A LOT!
BNSF 8944 heads up a long string of stored SD70MACs at BNSF's Donkey Creek, WY yard on the north entrance to the Powder River Basin.
Two Burlington Northern classics rest in Vancouver Yard.
CSX Q009 rushes past the old tower in Deshler as golden light starts to come into effect. On point is CSXT 4713, an uncommon leader on hot pigs to Chicago.
I kind of like the varied paint fading on this weathered 70MAC. This locomotive was the DPU all the way from Wyoming. Once BNSF delivered the train to Peoria, a TP&W crew jumped on the trailing ... (more)