The 2011 Santa Train only stops to distribute goodies at scheduled location but Santa is a trouper, dispensing a friendly wave and a hearty “Ho ho ho” all along the line.
Clinchfield F7A #800 passes the iconic Clinchfield signals at Ft. Blackmore in a scene that could pass as the 50's.
Clinchfield Rairoad F7 800 is the star of the show as it leads the CSX Santa Claus train through Ft. Blackmore, Virginia. Kudos to the CSXT crews at the Huntington Locomotive Shop and the Southern... (more)
The 1995 edition of the former Clinchfield Santa train eases along the main a couple of miles north of Ft. Blackmore, VA. At the time, goodies were still thrown off en route, which explains the ga... (more)
Expressions of joy and hope to receive that special gift from Santa surround the CSX Santa Train as it makes one of many stops along the former Clinchfield to Kingsport. This was the 73rd annual a... (more)
Milepost 66.5, just south of Ft. Blackmore, VA on the former Clinchfield, has been nicknamed "Monkey Curve" for as along as I can remember (it's even noted as such on a 1973 track profil... (more)
Over halfway through its southward trek across the north end of the Clinchfield, the CSX Santa Train arrives at Ft. Blackmore, welcomed by dozens of Appalachia residents anxious for the arrival of... (more)
The CSX Santa Train prepares to make its last stop on the Western side of The Clinch Mountains at Ft.Blackmore.The next stop on the route will be just after it exits the mile long tunnel through t... (more)
Santa Train 2009 generates some excitement in Ft. Blackmore.
Back in the days when the CSX Santa Claus Special still tossed off toys and candy while moving, Santa and his elves pelt folks just north of Ft. Blackmore with all sorts of goodies.