Friday, November 20, 1992 was supposed to have seen the "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) Challenger crossing Copper Creek on its way to Shelby Yard. Unfortunately, the big engine was not abl... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) slowly drifts across the great bridge at the confluence of Copper Creek and the Clinch River. The high bridge was built by the Millard-Quigg Construction ... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is silhouetted against a leaden sky 25 years ago, in similar weather conditions experienced by chasers of the recent 75th anniversary Santa Claus Special.... (more)
Slowed down to a crawl crossing the "World Famous Copper Creek Viaduct", Engineer Tony King puts on a show!
"Clinchfield 800 South, clear signal at the world famous Copper Creek Trestle. P901, out." -Engineer Tony King's radio transmission as the 75th Clinchfield Santa Train started acr... (more)
The northbound deadhead move of the 75th Annual Santa Train rolls across the impressive Copper Creek trestle just outside of Clinchport VA at sunrise, departing after the first of several photo st... (more)
Showtime At Copper Creek-
CSXT's 75th Anniversary Christmas Train steps slowly across the Copper Creek trestle at Clinchport, Virginia for photographers with VLIX SD45 (CRR 3632) and VLIX F7A (... (more)
75 years in the making.
Freshly painted Clinchfield Railroad No. 800 leads the 75th running of the Santa Train southbound on home rails, spanning the Copper Creek viaduct. The locomotive was recently painted at CSX's Hun... (more)
When you get to Copper Creek and the light is straight on the head end....go to the air! Q696 crosses over the high bridge at Copper Creek, passing parallel to the NS Appalachia District below.
NS train 710 using trackage rights over CSX rumbles south across the 1907 Clinchfield Railroad-built marvel known as Copper Creek Viaduct near Clinchport, VA.
Heading downgrade on their run from Kingsport, Tennessee to Shelby, Kentucky, northbound mixed freight Q697-28 crosses Copper Creek trestle just outside of Clinchport, VA. Time freight has returne... (more)
NS 4001 leads NS 744 across Copper Creek viaduct along the former Clinchfield.
On a beautiful but cool morning, a Norfolk Southern Heritage unit train crosses the Copper Creek viaduct bound for Kingsport TN