Posts Tagged ‘early CSX’

Early CSX Era Memory from Barberton

October 26, 2022

Baltimore & Ohio GP40 No. 6541 is eastbound in Barberton in July 1988 in the early CSX era. Barely visible on the right are cars on the Akron & Barberton Belt.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Running Through Barberton

October 7, 2022

Chesapeake & Ohio GP39 No. 3902 is eastbound in Barberton on May 9, 1987. The tracks heading off to the right are Akron & Barberton Belt tracks.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

In Newton Falls in the Early CSX Era

September 23, 2022

The wayback machine has us in the early CSX era in Newton Falls. GP15T No. 1523 leads an eastbound in June 1988. The unit was built for the Chesapeake & Ohio in December 1982. Note the variation in motive power liveries of this lash-up.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Really, This is a CSX Train

September 14, 2022

A pair of former Chesapeake & Ohio locomotives still in their Chessie System livery are working for CSX as they pass eastbound through Clinton in February 1988. The 8626 and the 8567 are SD50 models.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

It’s Actually a CSX Train

July 31, 2022

Baltimore & Ohio GP40 No. 4001 is on the point of a westbound CSX train in Clinton in January 1987. Also in the motive power consists is Chesapeake & Ohio 7568, B&O 4422, B&O 4106 and B&O 4242. This is actually a CSX train even if it appears as through it’s still the Chessie System era.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Early in the CSX Era in Clinton

July 20, 2022

It is still early in the CSX era in Clinton in April 1998. CSX No. 8404 and former Baltimore & Ohio No. 6608 have an eastbound in hand. Scenes such as this had begun to vanish by this date.

Photograph by Robert Farkas 

CSX Patch Job

May 18, 2022

Chesapeake & Ohio No. 2093 has been patched with its new CSX roster number as it leads a westbound through Clinton in May 1987. 

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Early CSX Era Westbound in Akron

April 20, 2022

We’ve spun the dial on the wayback machine and landed in a familiar place. Chesapeake & Ohio GP40-2 No. 6299 leads a westbound manifest freight early in the CSX era in Akron on Feb. 28, 1988.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Still Carrying its Heritage

April 8, 2022

CSX SD50 No. 8595 is westbound in Akron on April 9, 1988. The locomotive was built in August 1984 as Baltimore & Ohio No. 8595. It is shown still wearing its Chessie System livery.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Westbound Early CSX in Barberton

March 31, 2022

CSX SD60 No. 8621 is westbound in Barberton on April 9, 1988. The unit was built for the Seaboard Coast Line in January 1985 as an SD50.

Photograph by Robert Farkas