Delivered to the "Release Point" just moments ago, Huntington rebuilt SD40-3 CSXT 4005 idles on the lead of a AEPX loaded coal train. CSX crews hand over the train to ARS (Appalachian Railcar Serv... (more)
A South Charleston based work train dumps some ballast in the elevated curve at Scary.
CSX 7389 with a string of empty coal cars leans into the curve as it heads down Scary.
Eastbound John Amos coal loads pass by the ABS signals at "Scary", west of St. Albans. The track splitting off of the mainline to the right is the Bill's Creek Extension, the ultimate destination ... (more)
Somewhat rare to see is 2504 dumping a side dump car at Scary with a short work train complete with a chessie caboose.
Lit by a full moon, westbound loads struggle up hill. Normally, this scene is pitch black, but the full moon provided an extraordinary amount of light.
A quiet night on Scary hill.. As westbound loads battle the impressive grade at Scary, a gate and flashers protect the Scary Rd. grade crossing which is quiet as can be on this summer night.
CSXT 4563 tries it's best to pull over a hundred loaded hoppers up the 0.3% grade at Scary. The north end of Nitro is visible in the background across the river.
A pair of light engines head over the I-64 Exit Ramp enroute to the John Amos Power Plant on this beautiful November afternoon.
This shifter is headed for the massive John E. Amos power plant.
"CSX 137 West, Clear on One at Scary" the engineer transmits as he rumbles by CSX H874 waiting for a signal to come out of the plant at Bill's Creek.
223 makes the sharp turn off of the Bills Creek Branch, which serves the Jon Amos power plant in Putnum County, onto the main headed east.
Coming out of the fog, rounding the curve, starting down Scary hill eastbound with the Cardinal.
A long string of mtys are stopped at the C&O signals protecting the West End of Dock siding. The train is waiting on a Bill Creek Shifter to pull out of the siding and cross over with loads for t... (more)