EMD's roll downgrade in dynamics with 100 loads of coal across Dunlap Creek.
An eastbound unit coal train rolls down the east slope of the Alleghanies at Mud Tunnel. This is the former C&O main line.
On the former C&O main line across the Alleghanies, train 50 rolls out of Mud Tunnel on the east side of the mountain. The Cardinal was using Superliner equipment at the time, but by 2002, the tra... (more)
After being installed this time last month, the new Callaghan intermediates are silhouetted against the night time sky, secluded deep in the Appalachian Mountains.
The headlights of an Eastbound illuminate a Westbound train of CSX white hoppers at Callaghan. A 35 second exposure @ f5.6, ISO 400.
With a near 80% illuminated moon shining bright from above, the Callaghan intermediate displays a clear signal for an eastbound grain train while CSX E503 approaches from the east, silhouetting th... (more)
There's nothing quite like being at the right place at the right time for a fast rolling meet on double track. Coming at us is westbound CSX 415 on a coal empty, while an eastbound loaded unit tra... (more)
Passing by the soon to be replaced Callaghan intermediate signal bridge, CSX Q302 charges eastbound with a destination of Clifton Forge.
In the evening sun, Amtrak 51 charges through rural Callaghan, passing by a vintage C&O signal bridge scheduled to be replaced this year.
Code Lines, Bridges, and Fall Colors. A westbound is climbing Alleghany Mountain towards the intermediate signal at Callaghan. A 38 second exposure @ f4.5, ISO 400
An eastbound coal train cruises downgrade through Mud Tunnel---on the approach to Covington, VA. This is the ex-C&O main line.
A morning meet at the end of DT near OX Cabin at Moss Run, VA---on the highly scenic former C&O Alleghany Subdivision.