It was great to see this jewel round the curve having just exited the Starnes tunnel headed south with Santa and toys bound for Copper Creek, Kermit and other points south. The 75th annual CSX San... (more)
This NS 70 Ace with dynamics screaming descends the grade at NS milepost 21 of Horton's Summit just out of Duffield in the fall colors.
The CSX southbound empty coal train backs around the 2 nd leg of the switchback and will be back for the remaining cars shortly, to my surprise CSXT 477 was in the lead and the designation painted... (more)
The CSX southbound empty coal train exits Hagan tunnel and passes the tunnel protection signal at Smiley, to my surprise CSXT 477 was in the lead and the designation painted on the side was C40-8W... (more)
The CSX southbound freight with tier 4 power exits the 2nd of the twin tunnels at Hill Station and starts the steady climb upgrade on a hot October day.Its great to have traffic traversing the Cli... (more)
Out of the fog appears CSX 8 pulling a very unusual train for this area this loaded ethanol train is bound for Charlotte, NC and to my knowledge is the only loaded ethanol train to traverse this p... (more)
Only the 2nd recorded Tier 4 CSX locomotive to show up at the Hagan Switchback with the other being in 2015, this 3286 leads the Brice NC bound stone train into the switchback at dusk on a hot sum... (more)
NS 1100 pulling the Duke Power 744 loaded coal train has just emerged from the South portal of the twin tunnels at Hill Station and is starting into slide fence territory with the Hill signal jus... (more)
CSXT 578 pushes its empty coal train through Millers Cove to the loadout at Benedict for Lone Mountain Processing.
CSXT 273 drifts downgrade through Dryden Virginia at the Powell valley Cemetery with coal loads bound for Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN
CSXT 582 pushes the 80 car train through Cadet Yard with coal loads bound for Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN
CSXT 604 sits and awaits a crew change with Stone Mountain in the background with the rear of its train sitting inside the Stone Face Tunnel on US 421
NS AC44C6M backs its way through Arno the old home of the infamous Guss Hadley on its way to Wentz to load Duke Power coal.