After holding for an NS local to cross the diamond at Ironville, Q321 is back on the move with a single GE for power as they work through the S-curve at Ironville Tower on the Toledo Terminal.
Running south on the Toledo Terminal, Q321 nears its destination of Stanley Yard as it curves past Ironville Tower in the evening light.
Northbound on the RJ Corman Loup Creek Branch, CSXT 56 leads a loaded coal train over the Loup Creek, as seen by this wide angle perspective.
CSX 56 crosses New River entering Thurmond from the Loup Creek Branch.
Northbound CSX loads bound for Rush Run in Thurmond parallel the Loup Creek in rural Appalachia.
A careless local continues to walk down first ave as two AC4400's lead a empty coal train down the street running in Elizabeth. First time shooting some street running, wish the line was busier wo... (more)
A CSX empty coal train with a eclectic consist crawls slowly through the railroad gulch with the Atlanta skyline in the background.
Who will depart first? Two loaded coal trains idle at the west end of the Danville Yard waiting to proceed west towards the mainline.
A pair of westbound loaded coal trains are ready to depart Danville yard for the CSX mainline at St. Albans.
An EVWR crew takes a coal train in to Vectrens A.B. Brown Power Plant
Northbound freight stopped in town to drop off local crew for the night
Having just descended Cranberry Grade, the train will pass M&K and begin to climb the Cheat River Grade.