A CSX loaded coal train heads south.
The 77th edition of the Santa Train crosses the famed Copper Creek viaduct in Clinchport, Virginia. Although much of the day featured downpours as the one seen here, the Christmas spirit was alive... (more)
Rain or shine, Santa's coming to town! The 77th Annual Santa Train makes its way across the famed Copper Creek trestle. It was a successful chase on the Clinchfield and well worth the 9 hour drive... (more)
Magical morning. As the sun was just beginning to rise and the fog lifts at 0550 on Friday, November 17, 2017, Southern Appalachia Railway Museum’s former Seaboard Coast Line SD45 2024 emerges ove... (more)
T478-21 on the top and T722-21 on the bottom cross both the Clinchfield section and Appalachian section of Copper Creek, respectively. T722-21 loaded at Resource on the CV Sub headed to Brice, NC.... (more)
Getting an over/under shot anywhere is a tough task in itself but in the coalfields, its almost impossible. At Speers Ferry, VA, the NS Appalachia District (bottom) and the CSXT Kingsport Subdivis... (more)
Southbound coal bucket N313 skies across Copper Creek Trestle during a heavy rain shower on the former Clinchfield. The rain is a welcoming sight due to drought conditions across the entire Southe... (more)
With dynamic brakes echoing through the still night, an empty NS hopper train lights up the impressive Copper Creek trestle just after midnight on a cold Friday night.
The sun pokes through the thick Virginia fog as K446 crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct.
Dusk settles over the Virginia hills as K819 wonders its way toward Kingsport, crossing the Copper Creek viaduct on the ol'e Clinchfield in the beautiful blue hour lighting. A pair of SD70MACs i... (more)
N313 crosses the Copper Creek bridge on the former Clinchfield Kingsport Sub, with 110 loads for Brice.
The original Clinchfield F3 800 came out in magnificent form prior to the running 9f CSX's 75th annual Santa Train. There were many people behind the scenes that made this an epic event and even t... (more)
The 76th running of the Santa Train crosses the high trestle at Copper Creek.
The 76th Clinchfield Santa Train creeps over Copper Creek Trestle
With two AC motors on both ends of the train, CSX coal train T090 grinds its way up the stiff grade from Copper Creek utilizing trackage rights over the Southern.