Running as Z559 on trackage rights over CSX's Kingsport Sub, NS 710 crosses over the high bridge at Copper Creek, with their home railroad's Appalachia District on the low bridge below.
The ex-Clinchfield's famed Copper Creek Viaduct provides a rippled reflection in Clinch River as the pushers on eastbound coal drag 722 approach the ex-Southern's much less impressive crossing of ... (more)
Just which railroad is which? On the much lower, less impressive trestle over Copper Creek, a CSX coal train utilizes NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Va. and Frisco, Tenn. while on CSX's... (more)
The Clinch River flows by as Copper Creek empties into the Clinch beneath Southern cab X549. The ex-Southern's much lower crossing of Copper Creek is dwarfed by the ex-Clinchfield's much more famo... (more)
Unit coal train NS 722 crosses Copper Creek en route to a coal hungry southeastern power plant. The Clinchfield's famed Copper Creek Viaduct towers above NS 722.
A Yuma Turn, NS 607, traverses NS's much less impressive trestle over Copper Creek.
Crossing the massive ex-Clinchfield Copper Creek trestle is CSX 433-303, with V353, at Copper Creek, VA. 5-03-2005
The massive Copper Creek Trestle is still quite impressive, especially compared to the smaller trestle that crosses the same ravine.