N313 passes through Clinchco headed South, popping the nose out of one of the many tunnels along this stretch
The 73rd running of the Clinchfield Santa Train rolls over the McClure River after making its brief stop at Clinchco.
CRR 800 leads the CSX Santa Train out of Steinman Tunnel in Clinchco, Virginia. This was an amazing salute ran by CSX to honor the old ways of the Clinchfield RR.
The 76th Annual Santa Train stops on the crossing at Clinchco for their scheduled stop. Santa greets the hundreds of people gathered, and will soon throw small gifts to the crowd.
The photo line is in place in the parking lot of Riverside Grocery as Clinchfield 800 leads the 75th Santa Train across the deck plate bridge.
Sometimes you have to remember the lyrics, "believe half of what you see and none of what you hear". 75th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train had been planned to run with "special" power for months ahe... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is crossing VA Route 63-83 on the McClure River bridge, just south of Clinchco. The same "beer off premises" sign and "Clinchfield Railroa... (more)
A flock of photographers gather to the right of Hughes Branch tunnel as the Santa Train blasts out of the 101 year old tunnel.
History At Clinchco-
The 75th Anniversary Christmas Train Special departs Clinchco, Virginia with it's special guest leader, the original 1948 built EMD F3A Nș800 which was recently restored to... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is leading the 50th anniversary edition of the Santa Claus Special southbound toward Kingsport, Tennessee on a dreary Saturday morning 25 years ago. The ... (more)
A Clinchfield duo leads the Santa Train south as it departs Clinchco.
This Is Coal Country-
Along with the CSX 75th Anniversary Christmas Train Special came a look into the past of the former Clinchfeild Railroad, several joint efforts made the power for this year... (more)
CRR 800 leads the 75th Santa Train across the famous bridge at Clincho, VA.