A set of Canadian Pacific power pays a rare visit to the CSX Mountain Subdivision. Here CSX train Q317 glides down grade in Newburg towards Grafton yard.
We’re Here to Fix Your Mistakes
After EMD’s SD50’s developed a reputation for being trouble-prone, the builder quickly introduced the improved SD60. Four demonstrator units were se... (more)
Soon after we gave up the day-long westbound chase of EMD SD60 demonstrator EMD-4 at Newburg, West Virg... (more)
Power of Tomorrow, Today
That’s the slogan that EMD applied to their four SD60 demonstrators before sending them out for evaluation. Here EMD-4 rolls westward through Newburg, West... (more)
CSXT 896 ginegerly brings empties down Newburg grade.
Passing the Newburg United Methodist Church, eastbound loads operating as CSX U813 depart for Newburg for Tunnelton under the power of four GE's and 1 EMD.
Eastbound loads pause in Newburg, waiting for the passing of westbound empties for Grafton. They'll soon throttle back up and continue their commute over the Mountain Subdivision to Terra Alta wit... (more)
After getting a pusher about a 1/4 mile to the west V626 throttles out of Newburg and continues its trip across the mountain sub.
Five EMD units leada westbound empty hopper train through Newburg on the West End. Although the B&O signals were replaced, the old signal bridge stood for a few months with new color-light mast s... (more)
This helper set has just been added to the end of this eastbound coal drag and is shoving hard as it begins the assault on Newberg grade.
An eastbound coal train starts its climb up Newbug Grade on the B&O's West End.
Coal drag beginning to climb the Newburg Grade
After a brief stop to add helpers, V653 is ready to begin its trek up the Newburg grade. It will be 40 miles until the helper's work is done.
A few trips up Newburg and Cranberry grades should add some dirt to the 4776's shiny flanks.