Shortly after stopping at Dante, the 72nd running of the CSX Santa Clause Special is right on schedule as it continues south under an overpass in Hamlin, Virginia on its way to St. Paul for the ne... (more)
N70 with SD40-3 GCFX 6072 (Alstom Canada Inc. Transport) heads north on the street running at West Brownsville on the NS Mon Line with coal loads from Emerald Mine.
N70 takes loads north across the bridge at Brownsville heading to Newell with a Alstom Canada Inc. Transport (GCFX) SD40-3 leading two BPRR motors with coal loaded at Emerald Mine on a spectacular... (more)
2014's SCS passes under a old coal tipple at Roaring Fork near Wakenva, Virginia.
Just off its stop at Fremont the Santa Train Continues South towards its next stop at Dante.
Rebuilt by CSX's Huntington, WV Shops, CSX 4047 leads the 72nd running of the Santa Clause Special across the McClure River, adjacent from the Post Office in the small southwest Virginia town of C... (more)
A beautiful scene that has been repeated over and over again for the last 72 years; the former Clinchfield, now CSX Santa Clause Special throttles up as it leaves the 7:25 stop in Elkhorn City, Ke... (more)
The Santa Train stopped at Dante, at one of the often photographed landmarks on the former Clinchfield. Union Baptist Church.
Sunny afternoon at Boa Vista Nova yard, with northbound empty U51 headed by EMD SD40-3 #8551 arriving at the yard.
The 2014 edition of the annual CSX Santa Train rolls around Log Cabin Curve (named for the log cabin inside the curve visible in this photo) on its approach to the stop in Dungannon where a massiv... (more)
The Santa Train is arriving a few minutes ahead of schedule and will make a gift-tossing stop in this small SW Virginia community.
The CSX Santa Train picks up speed after having stopped to let Santa and helpers distribute gifts.
The engineer of the annual CSX Santa Train gives the congregation of railfans at Pool Point a wave as the train enters the Breaks.
"Run, run, Rudolph, gotta get Santa to town!" With apologies to Chuck Berry--CSX's 2014 Santa Train sprints through Speers Ferry, VA on its annual 100-mile trek from Shelby, KY to Kingsp... (more)
Empties bound for Minorca hammer across the DW&P