AVR 3003 finds a pocket of sun in the trench as they head down the "yellow brick road"
CSX 8033 peeks through McClure Tunnel as it is on it's way to St. Paul, Va.
The 73rd annual Santa Train, pioneered by the Clinchfield Railroad, runs on-time through McClure, VA on the former CRR mainline. McClure is the birthplace of Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley, and li... (more)
MEC SD40-2 3401 basks in the afternoon sun in NS' Enola Yard. Lettered for Maine Central, the unit is actually leased by Pan Am from GATX and was one of 5, 3400-3404. Unit was ex QNSL 247.
The 73rd annual running of the Clinchfield Santa Train splits the signals at Nora Junction getting back underway after making its stop at Fremont.
Winter is definitely making its presence known as UP 1972 sits under the blanketing snow on this cold November night.
On an incredibly beautiful day in Appalachia, the 73rd annual Santa Train exits Caney Fork Tunnel No. 18 in McClure, VA, the home of bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley.
The 2015 Santa Train, ran by CSX Corp. and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, has arrived Dante. It will sit here for 15 more minutes and then continue on to St. Paul.
CSX 8033 leads the 73rd Annual Santa Train across one of two bridges in Clinchco. They both cross the McClure river twice in a span of one mile.
The 73rd Annual Santa Train hustles down a straight stretch between Dante and St. Paul.
The 73rd annual CSX Santa Train is crossing the most scenic and greatest places to shoot a train on the Clinchfield (opinion).
The 73rd annual CSX Santa Train was just coming into Elkhorn City, just before the sun started shining.
In beautiful morning sunlight, the southbound 73rd Annual Santa Clause Special splits the rarely before photographed Clinchfield intermediates at Nora Junction guarding the spur up to Neece Creek ... (more)