Coal dust kicks up in the background as CSXT 715 zips through downtown St. Albans enroute to Russell, KY on a U900 series coal train.
Q303-21 lead by CSX 7304 one of the few remaining Conrail painted units on the system. Shown heading west through St. Albans on warm summer day.
Amtrak P051 zips by the St. Albans Depot on a warm August night.
CSXT 483 throttles up after clearing the 5th Street crossing in St. Albans. This single CW44AC is responsible for getting 80+ loaded coal hoppers over the Scary mountain less than two miles away.
As the last light of the evening slowly dissipates, CSXT 483 and it's train of loaded coal cars rumble off the west leg of the Coal River Wye and onto the Kanawha main.
CSX H876 idles at Coal Dock as an eastbound train approaches on number two track. The evening haze has made for a unique headlight effect.
CSX H874 rumbles west with a pair of GE's.
A close up shot of RMSX 1001 on the point of the Harsco Railgrinder.
The Harsco railgrinder lights up all of St. Albans as she sits idling in the Westward Siding. Some smoke from one of the grinders can be seen in the background.
CSXT 446 leads a train of empties up the Coal River at Apex.
Sunrise on the C&O.
Horn Honk.. Even though it can't be seen in the photo, there was a horn honk being held this day by a group of horn-train enthusiasts.
This rather worn C40-8 leads a wesbound coal drag through St. Albans.
CSXT 540 lights up this signal as he rumbles west with a loaded coal train. In the image, the signal changing from a green to a red aspect is visible as well as the EOT blinking off into the dista... (more)
A pair of 70MAC's idle in the Westward Siding waiting to head west into the power plant with a string of AEPX cars.