Between Little Tom Tunnel and Big Lawson Trestle along the former N&W Clinch Valley District, NS 789 crosses over the Buchanan Hollow crossing.
Two locos idling on The Clinch Valley main. The loaded train to the right is idling on The Paragon siding, waiting for the crew to move. Within a few minuets, the loaded train would move just enou... (more)
4047 passes by the signals at Beaver Junction, off the CSX Big Sandy Subdivision. Next stop, Martin Yard.
Main entrance of Martin Yard.
Just got finished turning on the wye on the other end of Martin Yard.
A local crew from Paintsville Yard brings this lone covered hopper into Martin Yard to be set out. The cargo is more than likely ammonium nitrate because that's typically what's hauled in covered ... (more)
On the morning of this cold January day, locos switch freight cars around in Kingsport Yard. These tracks are right in the heart of The Clinchfield territory.
Two faded 4400's shoves empty coal hoppers up to the loadout at the nearby mine in the Yellow Creek community of Vico. This is along the CSX Carr's Fork Branch and traffic is only once in a blue m... (more)
On this sunny and unusually warm winter day in Southwestern Virginia, not just one but two NS specially painted locos make up this loaded coal train that is idling in Downtown Appalachia. NS 4000 ... (more)
CSX 3316 leads an empty coal train down the Rockhouse Subdivision en route to Hazard, passing through the small community of Cornettsville, Ky.
Two thoroughbreds side by side.
Backing empty hoppers into Andover yard.
On my way to the 30th annual Bluefield Train Show, I made a quick stop in the small town of St. Paul to catch this loaded NS coal train with an ex CSX Dash 8 trailing behind the lead loco. The tra... (more)