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Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 2nd, 2017, 9:11am
My First Photo for 2017 .... #5333 with N743-30 waits on track #2 at Piedmont, WV while the B770-01 gets the signal to proceed east off the Interchange track. The Drag will wait at Piedmont while the Junction crew makes their setoff and ducks into the west yard at Keyser, WV before they can proceed to Keyser and pickup additional loads their - 01 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 2nd, 2017, 9:12am
N743-30 now on track #1 at Keymont, WV to run around the additional loads they have to pick up already sitting on track #2 at Keyser - 01 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 2nd, 2017, 9:13am
Having run around their pickup N743-30 is now back on track #2 as the B770-01 picks up the inbound freight out of the west yard at Keyser, WV - 01 January 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 2nd, 2017, 9:14am
To get around a train already parked at Beall Street, the N743-30 now has to cross over from track #2 to track #1 at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 01 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 2nd, 2017, 9:15am
Old and New.... A pair old "old school "crossing bucks" protects the Green Mile Road crossing while in the background is the recently installed PTC building and Antenna. Also the old concrete mile marker gives way to father time as the more modern metal post and sign stands beside it.... at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 01 January 2016
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:17am
N753-05 westbound at Beryl, WV with empties for the Mettiki Mines. This is the 3rd. train since the beginning of December 2016 to load at Mettiki and the 2nd one this week. The coal is going overseas - 05 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:19am
7:54 am....  All I had to do was turn around..... #3007 leads Coal Drag N788-03 eastbound off 17-Mile Grade at Beryl, WV while below on the Thomas Subdivision Empty Hopper Train N753-05 heads west towards the Mettiki Mines to be loaded.
 
The N753 is the second set of 90 cars to load at the mines this week - 05 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:21am
N788-03's "Shuttle Engine" and the first hopper passing over empty Hopper Train N753-05 at Beryl, WV - 05 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:21am
W263-04 westbound at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 05 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:23am
N782-03 (far left) splits their train in the east yard at Keyser, WV into 40 car cuts that will each be picked up by later drags.  
 
The W263-04 slows to a stop to pick up power to be ferried west to Grafton - 05 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:24am
Empty Hopper Train, E785-04 westbound at Piedmont, WV - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:25am
It's another Friday and CP #8741 makes another appearance..... This time leading E702-04 westbound at 21st. Bridge Road, MD - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:25am
Q314-05 eastbound at Piedmont, WV - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:26am
E702-04 westbound passing the Q314-05 eastbound at Piedmont, WV - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:27am
Q314-05 on the freight track at Keyser, WV (left) making their pickup while the rest of their train occupies track #2 (center). B770-06 (right) arrives on track #1 and will drop their outbound cars for the Q314 to pick up also - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:28am
Q314-05 assembling their train at Keyser, WV - 06 January 2017
Posted by: YeOldeEnjine Posted on: Jan 8th, 2017, 8:29am
With track #1 now clear, B770-06 departs Keyser, WV with the inbound cars for the Verso paper mill - 06 January 2017
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Jan 9th, 2017, 8:20pm
Looks like your year is off to a good start.
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: Matthew_L Posted on: Jan 23rd, 2017, 8:03pm
I spent two days trackside with CSX last weekend. Day #1 was spent on the ROchester Sub near the Monroe/Orleans County line.  
 
Eastbound intermodal merges from the fog at Jericho ROad:
 

 
 
 

 
A westbound auto rack freight at the same crossing, after the sun came out and burned off the fog:
 

 
Eastbound intermodal at Beaver Meadow Road in the afternoon:
 

 
An eastbound auto rack freight approaches beaver Meadow ROad:
 

 
A meet at Bergen Road, as seen from Beaver Meadow Road:
 

 
Amtrak's eastbound #64 Maple Leaf passing the signals at MP 394:
 

 
A complete slide show of all 9 trains:
 
http://s857.photobucket.com/user/Erielackawanna/slideshow/2017/Jan%202017/0121%20Bergen%20NY
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 1/21/2017 in Bergen, NY.
Posted by: Matthew_L Posted on: Jan 23rd, 2017, 8:10pm
Tyhe next day was spent at MP 361 aka the Main Street crossing. Unlike the rpevious day, the fog stuck around.  
 
Westbound CSX mixed freight on Track 1:
 

 
Amtrak's eastbound #48 Lake Shore Limited on Track 2:
 

 
Joint UP/CSX refrigerator train S091 passed my car while heading west onthe West Shore Sub:
 

 
This westbound CSX intermodal was also on the West Shore Sub:
 

 
Eastbound mixed freight on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
A complete slide show of 6 trains I saw in just 90 minutes!  
 
http://s857.photobucket.com/user/Erielackawanna/slideshow/2017/Jan%202017/0122%20Fairport%20NY
 
All photos in this post and the link were taken by me Sunday 1/22/2017 in Fairport, NY.
Posted by: co_riff Posted on: Feb 14th, 2017, 9:05am
EMD's on the Ohio River Sub at Point Pleasant,WV on the Q-317.
 
Posted by: Matthew_L Posted on: Mar 6th, 2017, 8:31pm
Nice catch on the EMD Tier 4 demo units!
 
Here are highlights from this weekend.
 
Hi-rail MOW truck on the West Shore Sub:
 

 
Westbound intermodal Q127 on Track 1 of the Rochester Sub:  
 

 
Hi-rail MOW truck heading east on Track 2 of the Rochester Sub:  
 

 
Westbound intermodal on Track 1 of the Rochester Sub:
 

 
Eastbound mixed freight on Track 1 of the Rochester Sub:  
 

 
CSX trains meet at MP 361:
 

 
A Metro North EMD was dead in tow on westbound CSX mixed freight Q263:
 

 
CSX mixed freight Q351 with a load of poles and garbage cars that would be dropped in Goodman Street yard 9 a few miles west of here):
 

 
Eastbound mixed freight on Track 1 of the Rochester Sub:
 

 
A slide show of the day's sightingson CSX, including the going away shots:
 
http://s857.photobucket.com/user/Erielackawanna/slideshow/2017/Mar%202017/0304%20Fairport%20NY
 
All photos in this post and the link were taken by me Saturday 3/4/2016 at the State Route 250 crossing in Fairport, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted by: lt230s Posted on: Mar 8th, 2017, 2:15pm
CSX freight train derailment. Photos courtesy of Times Herald Record.
 
http://www.recordonline.com/photogallery/TH/20170307/PHOTOGALLERY/307009999/PH/1
 
http://www.recordonline.com/video/20170308/video-freight-train-derails-along-newburgh-waterfront?start=2
 
Below photo courtesy of Mid-Hudson News.com
Posted by: towny72 Posted on: Mar 10th, 2017, 10:33am
Amazingly no serious injuries from this derailment.  
 
A non railroad related vehicle on a grade crossing caused this one.  
 
Posted by: co_riff Posted on: Mar 19th, 2017, 3:46pm
It came out for air at the CSX shops at Huntington,WV today.
 

 
 
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Posted by: PRR5503 Posted on: Apr 18th, 2017, 1:30pm
CSX, working the AOC plant, along Kathleen Road, NW of Lakeland Florida, the morning of Tuesday 18 April 2017
 

backing cars into the facility
 

clearing Kathleen Road
 

while the crews works the site (background), I spied a caboose they'd left on the Main
 

 

 

 
PRR5503
Posted by: co_riff Posted on: May 13th, 2017, 12:48pm
CXS brought these wide loads up from Huntington,WV to Point Pleasant,WV. The Kanawha River is picking them up at the interchange track. The engine is a leasaed NS SD60, heading for Charleston,WV.
 

 
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Posted by: co_riff Posted on: Jun 6th, 2017, 12:37pm
CSX shops in Huntington,WV has repainted this CSX4617, a SD40.
 

 
 
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Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Jul 8th, 2017, 11:53pm
CSX #2555, a GP38-2 has just spun the wye in downtown Newport News, VA. Sharp eyes will note this locomotive is equipped for remote control operation and yes, that is the "operator" coming out of the cab. Taken on 6/23/17 at 1824Hrs.
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: co_riff Posted on: Aug 12th, 2017, 3:43pm
Visitor on the CSX Ohio River Sub. in Point Pleasant,WV
 

 
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