The rust on this wheel suggests its been several days since it rolled. Indeed, GALX 8045--an empty aluminum hopper--is spotted on the set-out track at the north end of the siding at Kermit, VA. Th... (more)
Although it arrived by train this little girl gets her gift via "air mail" at the Santa Trains 2012 stop at Kermit, Va.
"CSXT 8352 North---Clear signal, north end Kermit"
On the Santa train's block came this northbound mty train of SCWX aluminum hoppers bound for Shelby.
The deadhead northbound movement of the 2009 Santa train rolls through Kermit at track speed. The eight car train is led by an ex-Clinchfield SD40-2.
As the southbound coal train that just met it recedes into this distance this single-unit empty man throttles up. The isolated Scott Co. hamlet will soon resume its usual somnabulance.
The 2008 Santa Train rolls past the end of northbound N370 after making a stop at Kermit.
P905 holds the main as this empty coal train waits as Santa has just finished throwing toys to the children of the Appalachian reigon and is now bound for Kingsport to anchor the Christmas Parade.
Shortly after sunrise, Q696 battles the heavy fog of the Appalachian Region. With an approach signal at S.E Kermit, following slowly behind NS 890. Nikon D80
Northbound empty coal train taking the siding at South Kermit, on its way to Shelby Ky. During a hazy late afternoon in August. Nikon D80
NS 9973 takes this train South utilizing trackage rights over the CSX KP Sub after a meet with CSX G985 at Kermit.
With CSX G985 in the hole at Kermit, NS trackage rights train Z585 has just exited the South portal of the Clinch Mountain Tunnel.
Northbound CSX empty hopper train at Kermit.
Northbound empty CSX hopper train about to knock down a clear signal at the north end of Kermit siding.
Shortly before midnight on a mild January evening northbound freight Q697 blurs by on the mainline at Kermit while a southbound loaded SCWX coal train holds the siding.