We found this single unit switching a work train along the main. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
A single KCS tier 4 GEVO leads a military train east through Iron Gate, VA.
Downgraded to 3000 HP, a rebuilt unit is handling ballast train duties today. Interesting signal on the main seems to indicate a permanent speed restriction here.
It's a beautiful February morning in the James River valley, and manifest train Q303 is blasting out of Clifton Forge having finished working the yard.
A work train dropping ballast iis nice. It goes slow, backs up sometimes, like a chartered runby for free. I like those red lights. I think the FRA should mandate them.
CSX's Tampa Division Redblock unit leads a B&O "heritage unit" eastbound near Iron Gate.
A pair of CSX's executive F40's lead a westbound office car special deadhead across the James River Subdivision near Iron Gate, destined for CSX's Russell Terminal.
Westbound on the former C&O mainline from Gladstone to Clifton Forge, a westbound deadhead move of CSX's Office Car train slices through the town of Iron Gate, east of Clifton Forge. CSX's executi... (more)