A healthy CSX Q549 grinds through Talbotton, Georgia during it's Atlanta to Waycross trip in January 2006. (Slide Scan)
A healthy CSX Q549 eases into Manchester, Georgia during it's Atlanta to Waycross trip in January 2006. No axle loadings were exceeded on this day^ (Slide Scan)
Seen passing the now gone US&S search lights with the noted ACL Doll Arm, Q549 heads south with a former SP SD45 turned CEFX SD40-2 3121 during the trip from Atlanta's Tilford Yard to Rice Yard i... (more)
GCFX SD40-2 3103, a former CN GMD built SD40 leads a hard pull with Q549 grinding it's way into Talbotton, Georgia on CSX's Fitzgerald Subdivision. (Slide Scan)
It's busy day at Jones Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia as CSX Q549 makes its way south along side a northbound NS empty grain train, an empty Scherer coal train and a southbound loaded Scherer train, m... (more)
In the late afternoon light of a November 2003 day, Q549 races through the fields of South Central Georgia on CSX's Fitzgerald Subdivision with a GP39-2 leading a GATX SD40-2, CSX C30-7 and HLCX S... (more)
A southbound general freight curves out of Hickory Creek Tunnel No. 3 as it negotiates a route opened by the L&N in 1905 to complete its own line from the Tennessee state line near Jellico to Atla... (more)
Q549 passes by the south end of Union City with a pair of CW40-8s leading a CW44AC, all still retaining their YN2 attire. Two items from this view will be in the memory's hard drive in the near f... (more)
The Pine infested foothills of Central Georgia serve as a perfect setting to capture CSX B30-7 5560 leading Q549 on a clear summer day. After making a pickup and set off in Manchester, Q549 is now... (more)
Another northbound crests the summit at Duff. Searchlights still hold thier numbers at control points, but they are slowly being phased out.
At the time, Q549 was an Atlanta-Waycross train that has now been abolished and is passing the site of the annual Cotton Pickin" Fair in Gay Georgia.
With Q684 in the foreground, Q549 slowly rounds the curve into Manchester Yard and will drop off cars for an afternoon A720.
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