Huge icicles cling to the hillside as a C40-9 leads coal loads through the elevated curve on the Captina enroute to waiting barges 9 miles away on the Ohio River.
Trains and trucks are both loading at the Century Mine Loadout.
NS 3335 is working it's way through the beginning of a February snowstorm that eventually dumped over a foot of snow on many parts of the Ohio Valley.
Former Conrail SD70 leads hoppers past some spring colors in the background.
Still looking good in Conrail blue, SD40-2 is seen here on the Captina Secondary on a clear fall evening.
ES40DC crosses Captina Creek on the Captina Secondary. These trains cross the creek 4 times enroute to and from the mines.
SD70M-2 under the load-out at Powhatan #6 Mine on a crystal clear July day.
This SD70M-2 passes the mountain of coal that it will soon be helping to haul out of the Captina Valley.
The first car of 128 empty hoppers is about to be flood loaded on this very foggy morning in the Captina Valley.
SD40-2 Pulls empties through siding at Ohio Valley Coal's Powhatan #6 Mine.
NS 3390 is seen here preparing to pull an empty hopper train under the coal loadout at New Century Mine on a frigid 2 degree night.
View from on board SD40-2 waiting for empty coal hopper train to clear the siding before departing on a cold February night.
A dusting of snow has added a little white to the scene as this SD40-2 heads east.
Empties parallel Captina creek led by single GP50
Empties arriving at New Century on a warm January Day.