An SD80MAC leads Q190 eastbound on Conrail Shared Asset's Lehigh Line.
A SD80MAC has a MOW train of crossties well in hand, running on approaches behind a loaded CWR train dogging it with a GP40/Road Slug set.
With the rumored locomotive swap between NS & CSX, I knew this would likely be the last time I shot one in yellow & blue paint. It turned out I was correct, as NS repainted these units before pla... (more)
An overpowered tie train cruises down the grade leading to the Chattahoochee River and into Atlanta.
Running not far behind the first W train this morning was a W959 tie train with SD80MAC #4590 'The Spirit of Benning' running solo seen here making short work of the grade into Kennesaw with five ... (more)
While driving south on I-57, I caught up with the tail-end of a southbound mainfest. After rushing to get ahead of them, I made it to the small town of Paxton, Il in time. To my surprise, the lead... (more)
The crew of the D786 local pauses for a picture on this rare lashup for the Frederick Branch. Two SD80Macs, CSX 4590 (Spirit of Benning) and 4600 are assigned to local duty for the day.
The CSX Frederick local has two SD80Macs 4590 (Spirit of Benning) and 4600 for one car at a local plant. Pictured pulling the car up the depressed siding and on to the branch.
A rare move to have two SD80Macs on the Frederick Branch. The D786 Local with the CSXT 4590 and 4600 head south past the Monocay Station on the siding track as the locomotives are too wide to use ... (more)
Heavy duty power as the Frederick Local D786 sports two SD80Macs for power. Pictured switching the Can Am Steel plant near Point of Rocks.
Spirit of Benning smokin' SD80MAC heads eastbound onto the Morrisville Line single track at PLYMOUTH.
Ex Conrail EMD power displayed at Plymouth Township as CSX stacktrain Q190 enters the NS Morrisville Line at CP KING eastbound behind the 4590, Spirit of Benning SD80MAC. To the rear, still blue e... (more)
SD80MAC 4590 the "Spirit of Benning" pops out of the tunnel below Maryland Heights with an empty coal train bound for Cumberland.
The "Spirit of Benning" heads up Q400 on a cool spring morning
Q632 had an interesting "matched" lash-up today, consisting of an SD80MAC and an SD70ACe.