The old meets the new in Clinchfield country, as UP Challenger No. 3985 disguised as CRR No. 676 pauses for servicing. On the right, 3-month old CSX C40-8W No. 7787 is on the point of a 5-unit la... (more)
Shelby Yard, New Year's Day 2020.
The Clinchfield 676 (UP 3985) has stopped for servicing alongside a C&O C-20 steel caboose in Shelby Yard, KY
K819-24 passes under the severely leaning signal at FO Cabin, a couple of miles away from yarding their train at Shelby.
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is deadheading to Kingsport, TN for the 50th running of the Santa Claus Train in 1992. No steam this year for the 76th edition, but country stars Maddie ... (more)
Down low. Recently restored Clinchfield Railroad 800 (F3) sits in Shelbiana, KY on November 17, 2017 before the running of The Santa Train by CSX for the 75th Anniversary. Thanks goes out to the S... (more)
SARM's SCL 2024 sport's its temporary attire as it nears the CSX Shelby Yard along the former Clinchfield.
Awaiting it's early morning curtain call, Clinchfield F7A 800 sits on the former C&O mainline at Shelbiana, Kentucky; the start of the Santa Train's 110 mile trip through the Appalachian Region. ... (more)
CSX freight Q697-13 moves west out of Shelby Yard at Shelbiana, KY.
Westbound S697 passes through Fords Branch, under the former C&O cantilever, having just left Shelby for Russell.
Freight power sits facing northbound cooling its heels. It's Santa Train day.
At daybreak, the 1988 edition of the Santa Claus Special is loading its passengers at Shelby Yard before its scheduled 7:30 AM departure. This year's trip will be under generally rainy conditions,... (more)
The Santa Train sits tied down under blue flag protection before the next day's trip to Kingsport.
The C&O roundhouse and turntable at Shelby, KY hosts a mix of Family Lines and Chessie power.