With the rocky peaks of Cumberland Mountain and Big Creek Gap looming to the rear, U150 coasts downhill to Lafollette and flat country.
With a crewmember watching, a currently rare autorack train rolls downhill by coaldrag U150.
Throwing sand and scratching at rail, coal drag U150 passes ballast train F041 on the way up Duff Mountain. Both a southbound rail train and the ballast train had the KD c-locked this morning.
C868’s power has just coupled to its train at Appalachian Fuel’s Stonecoal Loadout.
New signals. New locomotives. Old distillery. CSX Q365-09 passes the ruins of the Dodsworth Distilling Company in the suburban Cincinnati neighborhood of Cathage. Dodsworth was constructed in ... (more)