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)
After re-arranging their locomotives, A018 waits in the West Point Siding for southbound freight train Q619 as it prepares to rumble by with another GE wide cab on the point of this New Orleans bo... (more)
Moon Lit As the moon illuminates A018 in the early morning, this train will have quite the day. First it will first drop off the MoW flatcars in Opelika and then pick up a Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: EMD SD50-2Location: Lanett, Alabama, USALocomotive #: CSXT 2496Train ID: CSX A018Photo Date: March 19, 2011
Having just pulled its ballast train out of Vulcan Materials, A018 is seen coming off of the new Loachapoka siding at a loc... (more)
A018 has just started the 10MPH trek from Vulcan Materials to the South End of Loachapoka Siding with a load of ballast hop... (more)
After another day of dropping ballast along the WofA mainline, A018 now finds itself spending the night in Milstead while a very hot Q144 streaks past on a full moon night. Just 24 hours earlier ... (more)
A pair of classic SD50s rest along the West Point siding. These locomotives are the power for a CSX MoW train that has spent the past weeks renewing the ballast along the former WofA mainline fro... (more)
"Orion's Dash 8" On a clear February night, the power for A018 is seen resting on the Notasulga siding below Orion's Belt after another day of dropping ballast along the A&WP/WofA Sub... (more)
After spending the night in West Point siding the previous morning, A018 and its loaded ballast hoppers have just cleared t... (more)
A018 has been parked for the night on the West Point siding and is illuminated by only the moon on this semi-clear early morning. The newly painted dash 8 on the point was excellent looking.
A work train waits in the siding for mainline traffic to pass.