View Full Version : steam on CSX tracks ???

August 13th, 2008, 02:11 AM
Was CSX moving a steam engine on the Indy Ė St Louis line on today [Aug 12] ? I live close to the line and was out back today and heard what I think was a steam whistle on a locomotive headed west. Itís hard for me to see the tracks now that the leaves are on the trees and the cornfield is bout 10 ft tall, so couldnít see it, but it was sure blowing a lot of smoke.
I check the CSX site and didn't find anything.

Old Reliable
August 13th, 2008, 03:46 AM
If CSX did allow a movement by a steamer, someone better check the temperature in Hell.

August 14th, 2008, 10:48 AM
Though it is very rare, there has been steam on the tracks out back. About 3-4 year ago, I seen one go through headed east, I wasn’t close enough to tell what it was.
Then again last year, one of the guys Deb works with saw one with 4 passenger cars going through in Casey. Don’t remember what he said it was now.

August 14th, 2008, 10:58 AM
R J Corman ran their QJ on trackage rights on CSX from Louisville to Anchorage (about 8 miles)this past May.