After getting permission from the train dispatcher and switchtender to pass the hand thrown crossovers, Q276 heads east running opposite main.
This loaded coal train has just swung onto the branch to TVA's Widow's Creek electric facility, where it will be dumped. The multitude of electrical wires in the air indicate our proximity to the ... (more)
Five minutes after the head end has passed, a pair of AC4400's emerge noisily from the curved tunnel at a walk, with the helper engineer lighting up the portal for us, at 02:21! What a show this ... (more)