Deep in the hollows of Letcher County, two EMD's rust away at the idled Golden Oak Coal prep plant. These units were called mine critters, which shoved hoppers under the loadout while loading coal... (more)
Nothing that a few good swipes with a hammer won't fix! After digging out this set of trucks the Corman crew reassembled the wheelset to place under one of the derailed hoppers. This location is... (more)
RJ Corman cranes position on the sides of the heavy loaded coal hopper to get it back on track following the derailment the previous day. CSX operates the prep plant here.
This car's front trucks broke free and derailed while the car continued forward. When the car finally fell and dug in, the trucks were in the middle of the car.
Five loaded coal cars went on the ground at the Sapphire prep plant near Whitesburg Sunday, apparently caused by a broken rail. DTI Energy of Detroit is the owner of the cars.
EMD SD70MACs explode out of the tunnel near Colson on the EK Subdivision with mtys in tow.