Heavy babies. Two newly minted units have most of the challenges behind them as they wheel southbound coal loads through the easy grades and curves "below the mountain". Note the odd s... (more)
Clinchfield numbers 800, 250 and 200 are shown at Thermal, NC during a photo stop with a northbound passenger extra. The B-unit was acquired from the L&N in trade for another B-unit (CRR 853) in 1... (more)
Clinchfield F unit 819 leads a SD40, two other Fs and a GP on a manifest train at Thermal, NC in the summer of 1970.
CSX local with GP40 #6740 at Thermal with the brakeman taking out the trash from the caboose while waiting for track work to clear ahead.
Track work is done to get the trains rolling again but the cleanup is still not over and would take several more weeks to finish.
Track work is almost done to get the trains rolling again but the cleanup is still not over and would take several more weeks to finish.
CSX 537 south is in the siding at Thermal as CSX and UP power move an extra north empty hopper train by on the mainline at track speed.
A southbound CSX grain train is taking the siding at Thermal as we sit on an extra north on the mainline.
An extra south is flying by on the mainline with a SD50 leading as we sit in the siding at the north end of Thermal.