RailPictures.Net Photo: CSXT 7023 CSX Transportation (CSXT) GE C30-7 at Copper, Virginia by Ron Flanary
 
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CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
GE C30-7 (more..)
Copper Creek Bridge (more..)
Copper, Virginia, USA (more..)
May 02, 1990
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CSXT 7023 (more..)
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Ron Flanary (more..)
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While the official name of the railroad has been CSX Transportation since mid-'86, four GE C30-7s still looking pretty decent in French gray, yellow/gold and red Family Lines colors are in command of a 90-car unit train of thermal coal at Copper, VA. The train is eastbound on NS trackage rights, consigned to a Carolina utility. The bridge marks a quick vertical curve transition from level to 1.7 percent--a circumstance that explains the two unseen SD40-2 helpers that will be in full auditory voice once they reach this point.
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