Gliding along the water lever route of the North Bank Road a unit coal train bound for Roberts Bank and export to Asia traverses the causeway between Rowland Lake and the Columbia River.
A Monongahela unit coal train crosses the Monongahela River at West Brownsville, PA on May 15, 1990, led by Conrail GP40-2 No. 3327.
A westbound unit coal train enters the yard at Loyall, KY on May 30, 1978, led by SD40-2 No. 3579. This was a time of change. There were plenty of unit coal trains and they would be the future o... (more)
A westbound L&N unit coal train passes near Blackmont, KY on the CV Subdivision on May 30, 1978, led by SD40-2 No. 3579.
An elderly couple enjoy a beautiful day of fishing as a southbound BN unit coal train passes Palmer Lake on June 4, 1988.
A northbound Wisconsin Electric unit coal train finished loading at Blacksville No. 2 Mine at Wana, WV and was entering the MGA main line at Wana Junction, PA on May 14, 1990, led by "Super 7" No.... (more)
Conrail SD40-2 No. 6374 was bringing up the rear of an eastbound unit coal train as it shoved through Lilly, PA on March 26, 1998. I have always liked the older houses in the communities in this ... (more)
An eastbound CSX unit coal train was dropping down Alleghany Grade and through Moores Tunnel near Backbone, VA on May 18, 1997, led by AC4400CW No. 269.
High hood SD40-2 No. 3280 leads an eastbound unit coal train upgrade east of Maybeury, WV on May 16, 1994.
An eastbound NS unit coal train was setting at Farm, WV, waiting for the helper to be attached, when a short thunderstorm hit on May 15, 1994.
A well powered eastbound NS unit coal was getting underway at Crewe, VA on Sept. 26, 1991, led by C36-7 No. 8516.
An eastbound BNSF unit coal train was climbing into the horseshoe curves at Breezy Point on Sept. 12, 2000 with SD70MACs No's. 9989 and 8962 on the head end.
An eastbound unit coal train is nearing the summit of Crawford Hill as it climbs around the curve into Belmont, NE on Sept. 11, 2000 with SD70MACs No's. 8871 and 9647.
An eastbound unit coal train was climbing Crawford Hill near Belmont, NE on Sept 11, 2000, led by SD70MACs No's. 9895 and 8827.
I remember it like it was yesterday. I had finally gotten to Crawford Hill and there was one shot I really wanted. A friend and I were perched on the hillside looking at a dead railroad, eastbou... (more)