Q581 (left) meets an 11,000 ft Q582 in the morning mist on the double track through town. Good news for rush hour motorists needing to use often blocked Cherokee Street, 582 is holding short.
Conductor David Weathers fights through the glare to get ready to view the South Acworth signals.
After meeting Q580 CSX Train Q581 departs the siding at Slighs headed for Cayce SC on the CN&L subdivision
After waiting 3 hours for a southbound on the W&A Sub, we were finally afforded our wish with a long Q581 fighting the grade near the north end of Emerson Siding. Special thanks to Brad Kindschy f... (more)
Just another meet in downtown Emerson with SD40-2 led Q581 while Q675 waits in the hole.
Sign of the times: Power short CSX using leased EMD power just after Georgia midterm elections
Q581 basks in the morning sun while it waits to meet Q582 and Q212 before proceeding south to Tilford.
A pair of leaser SD40M-2's and a CSX GP38-2 (the Franklin M. Garrett & Spirit of Atlanta) pull train Q581 across the Chattahoochee River while Georgia Power's Plant McDonough looms in the back whi... (more)
A pair of leaser SD40M-2's and a CSX GP38-2 (the Franklin M. Garrett & Spirit of Atlanta) pull hard on its 6,000+ foot train up the grade into Marietta not long after sunrise. I didn't think I was... (more)
Four different paint schemes adorn the four different models of GE locomotives that pull CSX Nashville,TN - Atlanta,GA manifest Q581.
"Q581 clear North Acworth, main to main, CSXT 89 southbound out."
Shortly after 6 AM Q581 streaks by the signals at Nickajack Lake with 136 leading. This Loco is lettered CSXX on the engineers side, and CCSX on the firemans side.
Q581 meets a northbound intermodal at Gilstrap.