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By:Adam Sullivan
Dates:7/31/2004 - 9/9/2006
Album Info:Washington Hill on CSX's Boston Line in Massachusetts.
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Q119
Title:  Q119
Description:  CSX train Q119 slowly climbs the steep grade of Washington Mountain
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:16:31 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 646(AC60CW) CSX 621(AC60CW)
Views:  501   Comments: 1
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  Q283 climbs the steep grade on Washington Hill past the Caboose in Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:17:05 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7334(C40-8W) CSX 6108(GP40-2) CSX 4452(GP40-2) CSX 2622(GP38-2)
Views:  623   Comments: 1
Q421
Title:  Q421
Description:  A small Q421 has no trouble on Washington Hill
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:17:35 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 661(AC60CW) CSX 667(AC60CW) CSX 7347(C40-8W) CSX 9006(C40-9W)
Views:  667   Comments: 0
L436
Title:  L436
Description:  L436 eases down Washington Hill past the Caboose in Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:18:01 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5115(AC44CW) CSX 5112(AC44CW)
Views:  403   Comments: 0
NS Theater Car
Title:  NS Theater Car
Description:  A Norfolk Southern Theater Car brings up the tail end of P959
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:19:15 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2616(SD70M)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
Q420
Title:  Q420
Description:  Q420 eases down Washington Hill through Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:20:35 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 666(AC60CW) CSX 152(AC44CW)
Views:  818   Comments: 1
Q423
Title:  Q423
Description:  Q423 climbs Washington Hill through Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:21:12 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 612(AC60CW) CSX 4727(SD70MAC)
Views:  463   Comments: 1
Old Boston & Albany Line
Title:  Old Boston & Albany Line
Description:  This is a shot of the original Boston & Albany Line. The tracks were realigned to ease the grade.
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:22:25 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  237   Comments: 1
Q429
Title:  Q429
Description:  A very long and heavy Q429 crawls up Washington Hill at 4mph.
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:23:24 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8747(SD60I) CSX 7336(C40-8W) CSX 7378(C40-8W)
Views:  553   Comments: 0
Q264
Title:  Q264
Description:  Q264 eases down Washington Hill past the Caboose in Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:24:50 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8846(SD40-2) CSX 7906(C40-8W) CSX 8588(SD50)
Views:  566   Comments: 0
P959
Title:  P959
Description:  CSX P959, the Norfolk Southern Office Cars Special climbs Washington Hill in Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 8/1/2004 8:18:27 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2616(SD70M)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  Q283 is seen stalled at Washington Hill
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/12/2005 11:54:27 AM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7314(C40-8W) CSX 8131(SD40-2)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
B930
Title:  B930
Description:  B930 pushes Q283 up Washington Hill past The Caboose
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/12/2005 11:55:01 AM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6224(GP40-2) CSX 6212(GP40-2)
Views:  294   Comments: 0
B930
Title:  B930
Description:  B930 pushes Q283 up Washington Hill
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/12/2005 11:56:07 AM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6224(GP40-2) CSX 6212(GP40-2)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  Q283 crawls up the eastern slope of Washington Hill
Photo Date:  2/24/2006  Upload Date: 6/15/2006 2:45:56 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8844(SD40-2)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
Q116
Title:  Q116
Description:  Q116 eases downgrade through the Twin Ledges in Becket
Photo Date:  3/11/2006  Upload Date: 3/16/2006 3:04:44 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5004(AC60CW)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
CSX 4776
Title:  CSX 4776
Description:  A pair of SD70MAC's lead a long train downgrade past the Chester Depot
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 11:40:45 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4776(SD70MAC) CSX 4775(SD70MAC)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  A pair of CSX GE's struggle to keep a long Q283 moving up the grueling grade of Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 11:41:25 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 678(AC60CW)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
Q425
Title:  Q425
Description:  A small Q425 heads west upgrade through the Twin Ledges in Becket
Photo Date:  7/4/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 11:42:08 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4775(SD70MAC) CSX 4776(SD70MAC)
Views:  389   Comments: 1
Q424
Title:  Q424
Description:  A rather late Q424 eases downgrade past MP119 in Russell on its way to West Springfield
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 7/30/2006 10:41:12 PM
Location:  Russell, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4819(SD70MAC)
Views:  249   Comments: 1
Q264
Title:  Q264
Description:  Due to cab signal restrictions on the B&A, the unlucky Q264 crew is forced to ride in an old, rattely and most importantly unairconditioned locomotive on an extremely hot and muggy day.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 7/30/2006 10:43:31 PM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6247(GP40-2) CSX 9023(C40-9W)
Views:  384   Comments: 1
Q437
Title:  Q437
Description:  A small Q437 motors up the eastern slope of Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 7/30/2006 10:44:39 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4790(SD70MAC)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
P449
Title:  P449
Description:  Amtrak's westbound Lake Shore Limited heads upgrade past the caboose in Middlefield
Photo Date:  7/30/2006  Upload Date: 7/30/2006 10:45:40 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 104(P42DC)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description:  Q293 begins to struggle as it begins its climb over Washington Hill
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:03:46 AM
Location:  Huntington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8839(SD40-2) UP 3631(SD40-2) HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description:  Q293 slowly passes the Chester Rail Museum as it climbs Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:04:20 AM
Location:  Chester, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8839(SD40-2) UP 3631(SD40-2) HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
Crawling
Title:  Crawling
Description:  Q293 is down to a crawl as it passes MP135 and the DED/HBD in Becket
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:05:14 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8839(SD40-2) UP 3631(SD40-2) HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description:  Q293 approaches Lower Valley Road in Becket.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:05:51 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8839(SD40-2) UP 3631(SD40-2) HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  396   Comments: 1
UP 3631
Title:  UP 3631
Description:  UP 3631 on Q293
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:06:23 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3631(SD40-2)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
HLCX 6407
Title:  HLCX 6407
Description:  HLCX (ex-Trona Railway) SD40-3 6407.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:06:59 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Rounding the curve
Title:  Rounding the curve
Description:  Q293 rounds the curve just west of Lower Valley Road
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:07:49 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8839(SD40-2) UP 3631(SD40-2) HLCX 6407(SD40M-2)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  Right on Q293's tail is Q283, who isn't having such a hard time climbing Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:08:33 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5286(ES44DC) CSX 5343(ES44DC)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
Q425
Title:  Q425
Description:  About an 45 minutes behind Q283 is Q425.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 8/27/2006 2:09:15 AM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4800(SD70MAC)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
B743
Title:  B743
Description:  The Pittsfield Local eases downgrade with loads of granite for Chester.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:48:10 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6221(GP40-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 1
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  A pair of Dash 8's drag Q283 up Washington Hill
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:48:45 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7315(C40-8W) CSX 7599(C40-8)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
Q283
Title:  Q283
Description:  Q283 blows for the Lower Valley Road crossing.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:49:27 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7315(C40-8W) CSX 7599(C40-8)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
Lower Valley Road
Title:  Lower Valley Road
Description:  Q283 rounds the curve west of Lower Valley Road
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:50:27 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  84   Comments: 0
Q425
Title:  Q425
Description:  A heavy 115 car Q425 lurches up Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:52:11 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7309(C40-8W) CSX 5282(ES44DC) CSX 8666(SD50)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
Q425
Title:  Q425
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:52:59 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7309(C40-8W) CSX 5282(ES44DC) CSX 8666(SD50)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
Ballast
Title:  Ballast
Description:  Ballast loads from Lane Construction in Westfield bring up the head end of todays Q425.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:54:46 PM
Location:  Becket, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8666(SD50)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description:  A short, heavy Q293 crawls through the Washington Cut.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:55:56 PM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4844(SD70ACe)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description:  Q293 reaches the summit of Washington Hill
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/2/2006 2:00:09 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4844(SD70ACe)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
Amtrak meet
Title:  Amtrak meet
Description:  Amtrak Lake Shore Limited's P448 and P449 meet on the Hinsdale Flats.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:57:21 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 130(P42DC) AMTK 76(P42DC)
Views:  331   Comments: 0
P448/P449
Title:  P448/P449
Description:  Both Amtrak Lake Shore Limited's meet at Hinsdale.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 9:58:44 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 76(P42DC) AMTK 130(P42DC)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
P449
Title:  P449
Description:  P449 heads west through Hinsdale as clouds from Hurricane Ernesto being to roll in.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 10:00:07 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 76(P42DC)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Amtrak lite engines
Title:  Amtrak lite engines
Description:  An Amtrak lite engine move from Springfield to Albany at Hinsdale.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 9/1/2006 10:01:34 PM
Location:  Middlefield, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 63(P42DC)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
Q174-07
Title:  Q174-07
Description:  A pair of GE's lead Jacksonville, FL to Boston, MA intermodal train Q174 down Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 11:39:06 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 697(AC60CW)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
Q293-09
Title:  Q293-09
Description:  Q293 ascent up Washington Hill is nearly complete as it passes Muddy Pond
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 11:40:03 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4780(SD70MAC)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
Q293
Title:  Q293
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 11:41:19 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4780(SD70MAC) CSX 4795(SD70MAC)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Q426
Title:  Q426
Description:  As the last car of Q293 passes, Q426 emerges as it begins its decent down Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 11:42:15 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 593(AC44CW)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
Q426
Title:  Q426
Description:  Q426 passes Muddy Pond.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 11:42:51 AM
Location:  Washington, MA
Author:  Adam Sullivan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 593(AC44CW) CSX 4729(SD70MAC)
Views:  320   Comments: 0


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