The "Chaska Hill Helper" uses Helper Link to cut away from coal train T700003 on the fly. In short order, C212 will receive a clear signal to drift back down Duff Mountain to their base... (more)
After departing Elk Run Yard during a torrential downpour, CSXT ES44AC No. 872 leads a string of old CSX system hoppers on CSX's Big Coal Subdivision to Sproul. The switch in the foreground is the... (more)
A bit of an unusual leader for this train, which favors CW40-8 types. Two extra motors in tow from K703.
A loaded eastbound coal drag glides out of the eastern portal of Carothers Tunnel. Change is upon the Magnolia Cutoff. No more CPLs here...all that is left is a base.
B&O still stands at Mexico.
The CSX Raleigh to Hamlet daily freight blasts past this piece of North Carolina railroading history, the ex-Beaufort & Morehead #75. The working days of #75 are long gone, but she's got a great v... (more)
In a somewhat unusual move, F903 has left Raleigh and is making a quick stop in Apex to pick up paperwork. After getting their papers, the crew pulls down the siding track past F742 in order to cl... (more)
A train of coal empties heads eastbound through St. Albans enroute to the coalfields of West Virginia.
At the Porter Siding in rural Lackey, Ky, a Loram ballast cleaner and it's crew call it quits for the day and tie down in the siding. Their long day on the E&BV concludes with the passing of C853-... (more)
CSX C853-03 crosses the county line from Letcher into Knott County and stretches across the Deane Connection of the C&O and L&N railroads. It is seen here crossing Highway 7 with CSX 5107, the W.... (more)