In an anomaly of sorts, southbound ELFX empties roll through Glidden, KY en route to Powell Mountain Coal's load out on the Virginia side of the mountain above St. Charles. In this case, the empti... (more)
Looking as if it is straight out of the paint booth, KCS 4819 is in an unusual location, tied down at Glidden, deep in the heart of Kentucky coal country. This "foreign power" was a highlight of ... (more)
Unmanned and in the slide this train is awaiting a crew back when they were in short supply. By this date the railroad is actually CSX.
Engineer Jerry Taylor has a southbound coal train rolling along at track speed between Glidden and Popeville, on the "CC&O Connection" to Hagans, VA, and the famed switchback. The bridge here cros... (more)
Very early in the morning, Extra 1501 South---four U25Cs and 84 hoppers and a caboose---has arrived at Glidden, KY. This is an early unit coal train operation on the L&N. The four big units will s... (more)
CSX loaded coal train U319 southbound at Glidden
From an old Kodacolor negative--L&N train 56 (running as an extra) takes siding at Glidden on a dreary, cold and rainy morning to meet a southbound.
CSX northbound pusher engines, photographed earlier in the day at Dryden, VA, rumble through Glidden on their return trip to Loyall.
Northbound St.Paul-Loyall Extra rounds the curve at Glidden.