New EMD power on CSX was something quite different in late 97'. The last order of new EMD power came in late 1989 as 10 SD60 units arrived on the property and stayed primarily in the coal fields i... (more)
Conductor Jeff Conrad assembles his train, an eastbound loaded coal drag, in the yard at Cowen, West Virginia. The train was loaded at Evergreen Mine's flood loader in Cowen and is destined for a ... (more)
A pair of drags are parked outside the yard office at Cowen. In 1991 this was still a very active terminal with coal traffic originating on the branches outside of town. The scene is much differ... (more)
At the proverbial end of the B&O's world, 8617 rests between assignments at Cowen, a small hub for several coal branches.