SD40-2 6111 and SD40 1613, both of N&W heritage, prepare to pull a rail train east out of NS's Bluefield, WV yard on a sunny May morning.
Extra South 508 pounds the steel at Levisa Junction on the Big Sandy Subdivision. The train is only 10 minutes out of Shelby Yard, you would have thought they would have caught that burned out he... (more)
A hot & dry summer day and fresh loads off the Delorme Branch make for very dusty conditions along the Pokey as a mine run heads toward Williamson at track speed.
The light is fading fast as a EB time freight prepares to head east under the old coaling tower at Farm.
Alco mine critter used at the Kilowatt Prep Plant on the Coal Run Sub. The unit has been stored since an explosion closed Kilowatt in 1995.
A loaded GALX train departs Hazard for the run over to Corbin.
Three mine runs lined up in Danville Yard awaiting rested crews and track time. It's Saturday and CSX has a total of 5 trains operating on the branches south of the yard already this evening.
Former Southern caboose on display at Sadieville, Ky.
Deep in the WV valleys where the sun rarely shines, a UP engine finds work in the east a bit harder than those flat wide open runs out west.
A mine run out of Corbin is flood loading at Clover on the Right Fork.
Now here's a rare catch, a matched set of CSX GEs on the point of westbound rack train 277 speeding along through downtown Iaeger, WV. I knew those units looked funny in the viewfinder!
Ice clings to the power lines as 61A kicks up the snow through Delaplain Yard.
SB loads out of Sigmon ease across Lynn Camp Creek just north of the yard at Corbin on the CC (KY) Subdivision.
SB out of Ravenna on the EK Sub with 190 mty hoppers and 10 misc loads for Hazard.
A mine run out of High Power Mountain is in the siding at Alloy for a run down the PD after New Years