Downward decent down Rich Mountain
KCS 4021 struggles toward the summit of Rich Mountain with a long empty grain train.
With 2 KCS AC4400s & another BNSF SD70MAC as midtrain helpers, & a BNSF Dash 9 on the rear, this loaded coal train climbed Rich Mountain with relative ease.
Southbound manifest glides through the curve into the morning sun at Eagleton with Rich Mountain in the background.
Loaded KCS grain train rounds the at Eagleton as it's dynamics howl in the Rich Mountain region.