"It's embarrassing when I got called on duty before my face could get washed, so I just have to go like it is." The 55 tunnels on the 277-mile Clinchfield kept its diesels in need of frequent wa... (more)
Fresh out of Erie, PA CSX GEVO 3076, and 3065 lead a southbound coal drag past a northbound at the south end of Fordtown siding.
Loaded southbound N203 rolls through the North End of Fordtown, one of my favorite spots. As it prepares for a meet with a northbound ethanol train. Nikon D700, Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VR
A loaded Georgia power coal train makes its way slowly down the Mainline at the north end of Fordtown. It was a beautiful day for shooting trains, but hardly any trains running in in the right dir... (more)
A well worn Dash-8 still running strong in 2011 is the lead unit on this southbound manifest train, where it will come to a stop at the south end of Fordtown siding for a crew change.
A single unit northbound hopper train squeezes 'em down to take the diverging route at the south end of Fordtown---as directed by the classic SAL-style red over lunar "restricted" signal indicatio... (more)
After a northbound mty hopper train has been safely chambered in the passing siding, CSXT 106 South gets underway again through the big cut at the south end of Fordtown. This memorable "Clinchfiel... (more)
CSX V403-20 battles the grade south of Fordtown with a long coal train.
As the evening shadows creep closer and closer to the tracks, CSX U339-23 rolls south at Fordtown with U355-24 tucked away in the siding waiting to go north.
Southbound coal loads led by a pair of CSX's AC GEVO's pass by a field in Fordtown.
A clean ES44AH leads this southbound DPU Duke Power coal train through the quiet community of Fordtown.
CSX G982 accelerates out of the siding at the north end of Fordtown just off a meet with F998, they will stop at the south end of Fordtown to meet a northbound mty. Nikon D80.
CSX E344-15 tied down on the siding at Fordtown waiting for a crew to take it on south into Erwin.
Southbound CSX coal train through Fordtown with a CSX SD70MAC I shot just a week ago. Nikon D80.
Seeing a Dash 7 product leading a mainline train in late 2008 was quite a suprise especially here in the coalfields where ACs and GEVOs dominate nearly every train. CSX 5911 leads an SD40-2 and a ... (more)