A two-unit light CSX pusher set is returning to Kentucky as it negotiates the 18 degree back to 17 degree reverse curve through Natural Tunnel. This shot was taken from the mid-point of the tunnel... (more)
Milepost 66.5, just south of Ft. Blackmore, VA on the former Clinchfield, has been nicknamed "Monkey Curve" for as along as I can remember (it's even noted as such on a 1973 track profil... (more)
A southbound unit coal train soars across Copper Creek on President's Day, 2004.
A southbound unit coal train holds the main at Kermit, VA, awaiting a recrew.
The pusher of CSXT 534 East rolls away from the camera at Clinchport, and across the Clinch River Bridge.
On President's Day, 2004, an unexpected overnight snow fall brought an unusual pattern of coverage in southwest Virginia and upper east Tennessee. Some of the higher elevations further north got v... (more)
Photographer- Dave Augsburger- from the 35 mm original Kodachrome slide. A late Spring day finds the 'Mercedes of Steam'; N&W 'A' Class 1218 less than a month into her excursion career, shown here... (more)
Photographer- John S. Murray- from the 35 mm original Kodachrome slide. The 1987 NRHS Convention was a watershed moment for mainline steam in the late 1980's. What has commonly been referred to as... (more)
With the sun shining on a gorgeous late winter afternoon, CSX loaded crude oil train K122 is seen dwarfed by the Richmond Skyline behind with a trio of BNSF locomotives, the leader being one of th... (more)
NS 13R thundering under a classic set of SOU block signals. These boxcar frame signal bridges were constructed from the frame sills of scrapped boxcars.
CSX trash train traveling through downtown Ashland, Virginia.
Having made the 3 hour journey to this spot twice before with not a single train, this third trip was make or break. Luck was on my side this day however, and just as the sun came out from behind... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Virginian heritage SD70ACe shoves the rear of 83E as they pass the N&W CPL signal at Falls Mills.