Dave's Trains - Current Events

September 18

Amtrak 3 leads P030 eastbound at Shen.

NS 4119 leads 227 northbound past the H22.

CSX 3082 leads Q135 westbound at Shen.

CSX 830 is the DPU on Q135.

CSX 5200 leads Q416 westbound at Shen.

NS 4171 leads 203 southbound at the H22.

Amtrak 193 leads P029 westbound aat Shen.

After P029 crossed over to track 1, CSX 759 came east with Q138.

CSX 5400 is the DPU on Q138.

CSX 5319 leads Q217 westbound on track 1 after getting passed by P029.

September 15

NS 7686 leads 211 southbound at the H22.

CSX 3084 leads Q135 westbound at Shen.

CSX 3152 lis the DPU on Q135..

CSX 3002 leads U925 westbound at Shen.

CSX 3408 is the DPU on U925.

Amtrak 144 leads a three hour late P030 eastbound at Shen.

NS 9449 leads 11Z southbound at the H22.

NS 4309 leads 203 southbound.

NS 3629 leads 201 southbound as the skies darken to the northwest.

Amtrak 77 leads P029 westbound at Shen.

September 10

NS 7608 leads 211 southbound at the H22. Forcast was for sunny skies, but 211 is about to run into a large cloud shadow.

NS 4092 leads 777? northbound past the H22.

NS 4349 leads 227 northbound past the H22.

NS 8184 leads 12Z northbound.

CSX 813 is the DPU on Q135.

Amtrak 150 meets the westbound Q135 at Shen.

CSX 3282 leads N742 eastbound ithrough Shen.

CSX 3282 leads N742 eastbound at Shen.

NS 1806 leads 201 southbound at the H22. The rear is all merchandise, but he seems to be going at trailer train speed.

NS 8153 leads 203 southbound.

CSX 3037 leads E750 westbound at Shen.

CSX 5391 leads Q217 westbound. The BB DS remarked that he had never seen BC send so many trains west at this hour, just before the commuters. Not sure why all the morning trains were so late.

CSX 5235 leads Q371 westbound at Shen.

CSX 998 leads E783, a double coal train with the units in the middle used as DPUs.

September 2

Amtrak 77 leads P030 eastbound at Shen.

CSX 3219 leads Q136 eastbound at Shen in a rare daylight move.

CSX 3134 leads N792 eastbound through Shen.

CSX doesn't use mid-train DPUs on coal, so this must be a second coal train coupled to N792.

CSX 936 leads Q216-31 eastbound through Shen. There is another Q216 just east of Brunswick, probably 216-30.

CSX 936 leads Q216 eastbound at Shen.

CSX 3387 is the DPU on Q216. Normally Q216 has a mid-train DPU, but today's' train is only 160 axles.

The first NS train didn't come south until almost 3 PM, when NS 8115 led a container-less 201T (crew designation) south at the H22.

NS 4294 leads 11Z southbound in what will become a parade of southbounds.

The apples are beginning to turn red, but only on the side facing the sun. The other side is still green.

NS 1203 leads 203 southbound at the H22.

NS 4427 leads 921 empty rail train southbound.

NS 4468 leads 228 southbound, with containers on the rear..

NS 4322 leads 12Z northbound after waiting for all the southbounds. It is only going to Shepherdstown, where it will meet 13R.




My photographs at Railpictures.net



XBNSF980.jpg (51552 bytes)                                                                                                                                                                  

NW 611              

XBNSF980.jpg (51552 bytes)                    XBNSF4378.jpg (47983 bytes)                    XATSF5376.jpg (23046 bytes)                   XCSX605.jpg (2589 bytes)

DMIR 409 (trailing)                           Miss Shirley                                    ATSF SD45 ABBA                       Juice train on NS

XCSX5275.jpg (17891 bytes)                    XNS4270-2.jpg (16833 bytes)                      XNS4270-3.jpg (16467 bytes)                     XGM50.jpg (13924 bytes)

CSX Xmas card                                NS ABA F9s                                   NS ABBA F9s                                 GM50

 XThomas1.jpg (18052 bytes)                     XCSX8782.jpg (16149 bytes)                   XGM70.jpg (40165 bytes)                  XNW611-1.jpg (36053 bytes)

Thomas w/o face                                SD60 smoking                                  GM70 Demo                                     NW 611                            

 XCSX6344.jpg (36598 bytes)                     XNW1218-1.jpg (36134 bytes)                   XPRR1223.jpg (37864 bytes)                   XSR4501-2.jpg (30877 bytes)

CSX Transportation                            NW 1218                                        PRR 1223 and 7002                        SR 4501

XSR4501-1.jpg (38084 bytes)                    XThomas2.jpg (40234 bytes)                       XWMS734-3.jpg (40603 bytes)                   XWMS734-1.jpg (41012 bytes)

SR 4501                                             Thomas                                             WMSR 734                                   WMSR 734

XPRR6742.jpg (39301 bytes)                    XRFP123.jpg (43579 bytes)                        XRFP133.jpg (31000 bytes)                   XRFP145.jpg (39779 bytes)

NS bug spraying                                RF&P 123                                        Orange Blossom Special                    RF&P 145

XCSX4794-1.jpg (40710 bytes)                    XGW90.jpg (15247 bytes)                         XCSX686.jpg (15595 bytes)                   XRFP138.jpg (14054 bytes)

CSX on NS B-line                            GTW 90 & 31 Ford                             CSX 686 w/ juice                               RF&P 133 on Amtrak

XCO614-1.jpg (38585 bytes)               XFlames.jpg (10808 bytes)               XSR3499.jpg (40115 bytes)              XWMS734-2.jpg (40110 bytes)               XNS4270-1.jpg (14917 bytes)

C&O 614                          Dash 9 fire                         SR FP7s                         WMSR 734                         NS ABB F92               

XBO3802-1.jpg (42847 bytes)             XCSX651.jpg (19003 bytes)          XCSX4794-2.jpg (17199 bytes)             XCSX4840.jpg (18857 bytes)         XMARC70.jpg (11389 bytes)             XNW1218-2.jpg (31281 bytes)

B&O 3802 Trains unit        CSX 651 w/ K651         CSX on B-line                    CSX 70ACe                      MARC rainbow                 NW 1218

XNYC811.jpg (28750 bytes)         XSR4501-3.jpg (20253 bytes)             XSR4501-4.jpg (23375 bytes)             XThomas3.jpg (12480 bytes)             XUP8045.jpg (17236 bytes)

CR 80MAC                     SR 4501                     SR 4501                       Thomas                         UP SD90 on Sandpatch          


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