An eastbound coal train gets underway on the C&O James River Viaduct. Photo taken from the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge.
The quiet wednesday morning is broken by a 16,000 ton Q635 climbing the grade out of Selkirk with 2 GEVOs and a SD40-2 which was giving everything its got to help pull this train.
Another westbound has crested the summit at Sandpatch.
Slightly over a month old, CSX GE ES44AC No. 3098 leads empty train, CSX N674 through the mast signals at CP Indian on CSX's Coal River Subdivision.