Colorful Outing on CSX

I had to toss in a little BNSF orange into the Crayola box. Here is a westbound at Attica Junction.

I had to toss in a little BNSF orange into the Crayola box. Here is a westbound at Attica Junction.

 

I made a trip to the Willard area the other weekend and was treated to quite the color variety along the CSX main. In no particular order here is what I was able to get.

Photographs by Roger Durfee

Road slug looking nice and clean.

Road slug looking nice and clean.

A remote GP-38-2 works the west end of Willard as that NS/CREX set we saw earlier cools it's wheels in the distance.

A remote GP-38-2 works the west end of Willard as that NS/CREX set we saw earlier cools it’s wheels in the distance.

An in your face eastbound at Boughtonville.

An in your face eastbound at Boughtonville.

CSX 8357, Clinchfield 3023 in a former life, leads an eastbound mixed freight into Willard.

CSX 8357, Clinchfield 3023 in a former life, leads an eastbound mixed freight into Willard.

A  K train departed with a Kansas City Southern retro Belle leader, seen first at the Boughtonville Road crossing.

A K train departed with a Kansas City Southern retro Belle leader, seen first at the Boughtonville Road crossing.

  . . . and then at the Route 13 crossing on the former Big 4 near Greenwich.

. . . and then at the Route 13 crossing on the former Big 4 near Greenwich.

As I arrived in Willard an eastbound was departing with NS and CEFX for power. Let's see, the first two CSX moves had NS leaders, what a way to start the day.

As I arrived in Willard an eastbound was departing with NS and CEFX for power. Let’s see, the first two CSX moves had NS leaders, what a way to start the day.

I chased this train to get multiple shots of this WP covered hopper.

I chased this train to get multiple shots of this WP covered hopper.

A westbound is stopped at the 191 signals just east of Greenwich in the last light of day.

A westbound is stopped at the 191 signals just east of Greenwich in the last light of day.

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