Feeling right at home near the Shelby turntable, this former Chessie unit continued to wear her colors proudly if somewhat worn right thorugh her twilight years.
17M speeds down the mountain across Elkhorn Creek and through Eckman Yard with power to spare. Today's power consist of NS 8551, 6631, 6643, 8672 and 8986.
A eastbound coal drag waits on helpers next to the old coaling tower at Farm, deep in the heart of the Appalachians.
NB operating down the Coal River Subdivision crosses Rock Creek in a light rain.
Mine run passing the abandonded Grundy Tipple heads for Weller Yard.
A mine run out of Hazard works mtys up the Lotts Creek Branch on its way to load at Sigmon and is passing the long abandoned Ajax Tipple in a lite snow shower.
EB up the Big Sandy on a snowy morning.
South East Coal Company's GP38-2 gets serviced at Ravanna before returning to her coal hauling duties on the EK Sub.
SB Q541 is screaming in Run 8 as it crosses frozen Otter Creek on the climb up Richmond Hill.
Everything is ice covered as NS 60N takes an hour to drop off 20 autoracks in old Georgetown Yard. Getting back home was a true adventure after snapping this shot!
Alco mine critter in use at Clinchfield Coal's McClure River Prep Plant. Unit had formally been used at the massive Ranger Fuel's Beckley No. 2 Mine at Sabine, WV.
SB autorack Q211 departing Corbin passing the signals at Bacon Creek on the KD Subdivision.
Why do they call it Crooked Hill? SB N222 works uphill through the reverse curves near Hazel Patch, the worst is yet to come.
Former CN units idle in the yard at the Kanawha River Terminal in Ceredo, WV.
SB Q213 slides under the old wooden overpass at Kiserton on the CC (KY) Subdivision.