In 2012, our OUC coal trains have dropped from an average of five per week to maybe five per month, IF that. This loaded train is easing out of the siding headed to the plant.
CSX 298 & CSX 56 just did some Northbound street running thru West Brownsville before crossing the partially frozen Monongahela River
The rear end pushers on this southbound coal train from Clover, KY to Pennyroyal, SC is viewed from the photographer's chase vehicle---a Prius.
Pushers on a southbound coal train on the outskirts of Big Stone Gap.
Pushers on the tail end of a unit coal train entering The Breaks.
I returned to my roots - the Riverline - hoping to find some rare reroutes. No luck on that front, but six trains in four hours; I'll take it.
Temporary / rerouted train out of Louisville, KY on CPR
Pulling out of the siding.
T885 Westbound in Pikeville.
Westbound empty coal train pulls out of the siding.