Y130 heads back South to Boyle’s Yard after interchanging with NS in Irondale, Al
The most popular locomotive EMD has ever produced, the SD40-2, leads a northbound mixed freight train through the signals at Standing Rock. This particular one is in CSX's blue and gold paint sch... (more)
CSX Ballast Train A018-11 shoves their Train through Talladega, AL. As they get ready to hit the Switch to the new Honda Lead where they can tie the Train down for the night. CSX has built a new V... (more)
Back when more than two units was the norm this gigantic string roars along accompanied by a foreign GE for visually effects. This is yet another SB coal train just leaving the yard and headed fo... (more)
Pulled by two old reliable SD40-2s, a westbound train of empties rolls out of the west end of Fort Spring Tunnel, on the former C&O Alleghany Sub.
A westbound empty train of solid bottom coal gons throttles up around the curve at BS Cabin, VA en route to Hinton over the mountain crest at Alleghany. A cut of non-coal traffic is stored on the ... (more)
A CSX manifest heading for the Collinwood Yard and beyond
With a borrowed CSX SD40-2 in charge, westbound 31M splits the intermediate brackets at CD 309 on the former New York Central. These signals are not long for this world, and could be replaced by t... (more)
A746 waits for a re-crew at notasulga.
CSX G40514 is rolling past the construction site of a new Rt 250 overpass. G405 originated in Selkirk and is headed for Walbridge, OH.
Empty Unit Train heads west through Ft. McCoy.
One of my favorite classes of locomotive, a rebuilt SD40-2, leads manifest Q376 down the Potomac River Valley near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. This leader began life as C&O SD40 7509 built in Ju... (more)
The power for Q376 has pulled up to Mexico to cross over and then back on to its train. Coal train U306 also sits at the east end of the yard.
Local, A746, is tied down on the Notasulga siding on a very hot June Saturday afternoon.