CSX Santa Train making his stop in Ft. Blackmore to throw the presents to the kids there. The train makes stops in each town to throw presents from the rear platform of the train. The train operat... (more)
The masses converge on the platform of the 'West Virginia' as gifts begin to be thrown out to people in the crowd.
The standard vehicular entourage of chase vehicles paces the 70th running of the "Clinchfield" Santa Claus Special. A stop to toss off presents is two miles ahead.
Its that time of year again on the Clinchfield. The 70th annual CSX Santa Train Comes to a stop at Fort Blackmore Before making its way south towards Kingsport.
Nikon D700, Nikon 14-24 f/2.8
The way it was! Folks got close-in trackside to gather gifts tossed from the Ob car as the 50th Anniversary Santa Train came by. Challenger is UP re-lettered for the occasion.
CSX P913 has just established "three step protection" and locals from the community of Ft. Blackmore and surrounding areas enjoy catching a glimpse of Santa on the rear end observation platform of... (more)
With CSX safety teams in place, locals surround both sides of the right of way as the 2011 Santa Train arrives at Fort Blackmore from the north. The train will pause briefly to hand out gifts to c... (more)
With a built day of November of 2011, a pair of CSX's newest GE ES44AC's lead a Cross, SC destined coal drag south through Fort Blackmore on the former Clinchfield mainline shortly after dusk. The... (more)
Santa delivers packages from the rear of the Santa Train!
The 69th annual run of the CSX Santa Train comes to a stop greeted by a welcoming crowd of young and old in Fort Blackmore. Nikon D300, Nikon 12-24 f/4
It's nice to be popular, or is it? It's big, it's loud, it weighs hundreds of tons and it's moving toward your frail human body. You would think it might occur to people to get the #$%& out of t... (more)
The Santa Train’s arrival in Fort Blackmore was well documented by several photographers along the Highway 72 overpass.
Nearing its stop, the Santa Train rolls past some railfans through scenic Fort Blackmore.
Under the watchful eyes of several CSX employees, the Santa Train passes through the large crowd of people at Fort Blackmore.
B&O cab 904000 is painted up for the 175th anniversary of the B&O. Here, it's on the rear of a rail train as it backs toward Miller Yard, Virginia to clear up for a meet.