As the last light of day reflects off its nose, a CSX SD50 leads a westbound empty unit coal train off the NS main at Big Stone Gap and toward the junction with its own railroad just ahead.
Q373 speeds west on track 1 at Rosedale with a hard working standard cab EMD leader.
Eastbound autoracks Q247 are blasting by the only remaining CPL signals in the St. Louis area.The Ex B&O into St. Louis was once loaded with CPLs, only this pair remain here at Black Lane.
Q389-27 has just crested the 2258 Foot Summit Of The Alleghenies
Early on a Sunday morning..all is quiet, and this trio are the Sand Patch helpers resting in the "pocket" at Cumberland. Note the early CSX paint on the middle unit, the 8508.
SD 50 8562 shoves on a manifest led by 7305. She working hard as she passes the privately owned Chessie cabooses stored along the right of way at Hydman.
CSX Q339-08 rounds the curve at the old CP 251 in Arlington Heights Ohio.
An all EMD consist thunders through the elevated curve and begins to parallel the Tennessee River.
CSXT Southbound Freight Train at Bay Minette, Al. on CSXT'S M&M Sub