R240 returns to Shelby from Martin with a pair of GEs lite power.
Southbound coal, all CSX, all U30Cs. No mufflers on these babies. Always liked this model esthetically.
A CSX rail train rolls around the curve of where the old Chapperal Coal Company once stood several years ago along The Big Sandy outside of Pikeville. At one time, this site was owned by former Ke... (more)
Westbound CSX Q694-18 passes through the Pikeville Cut Through just after sunrise with the CSX 911, the specially painted Honoring First Responders engine, in the lead.
CSX Russell,KY - Waycross,GA manifest Q693 rolls along the Levisa Fork through the man made cut at Pikeville,KY
Westbound CSX V691-30 passes under the C&O cantilever at East End Pauley on their way to Russell with an SD50-3 leader...this was about a 15 second sucker hole of sunlight as the whole trip was cl... (more)
Nighttime in the Appalachia town of Pikeville is broken up by the daily southbound Q693. Here they approach OF Cabin, a timeless C&O cantilever still standing the test of time. OF Cabin is along t... (more)
The early morning sun greets an empty CSX Brice coal train E321 starting into the cut beside the Levisa Fork in Pikeville,KY.
An increasingly-rare BCOL cowl body Dash-8 leads K428 Charlotte ethanol empties through the Pikeville cut shortly after sunrise on a muggy summer morning.
U903 passes through the Pikeville Cut on their way to Shelby with an empty coal train.
Clinging to the edge of the rocks in the impressive Pikeville cut, empty ethanol train K428 snakes its way up the the former C&O Big Sandy Subdivision in the first light of day. The BC Rail barn o... (more)
K819-24 passes through the bracket signals guarding the crossover at WE Pauley, passing through Pikeville on the Big Sandy Sub.
K819-24 comes through the Pikeville Cut Through, with a pair of SD70MAC's on point of an empty phosphate train.
E759-23 passes under the cantilever signal at the EE Pauley siding, headed towards Russell with an empty hopper train.
An SD40-2 leads K446-14 Westbound through the Pikeville Cut Through.