Nearly two decades have passed since the last freight train rumbled through this passage and polished the rails at the continental divide. Today the famous Tennessee Pass tunnel lies dormant with... (more)
The Illinois Central built Stewart Tunnel on their line to Madison, WI in 1887. The WICT operated it at the end and the line was shut down in late 1993. Plans were underway to convert the line to ... (more)
The ex-N&W CPL's protect Elkhorn Tunnel at Mayberry, WV after a major snow fall.
This is the inside of Callahan's Nose Tunnel on the former L&N Cumberland Valley Division. It was last used in 1986, and has now been abandoned (and was so when this shot was taken). Known to trai... (more)
Abandoned in 1986, this is the railroad "north" portal of Callahan's Nose Tunnel (a.k.a. "Dark" Tunnel) on the former L&N Cumberland Valley Division main just north of Big Stone Gap. The milepost ... (more)
Headed up the Coal River Sub, an approaching coal train lights up the interior before rounding the curve to exit the tunnel. Off to the lower right is the reflection of one of the two signal light... (more)
LIRR M-1 #9554 shows off the new system for designating cars that need to be sent through the washer.